Figure 1-5. Coding last digit of SSN on DA Form 3444.
e. Enter the two digits of the secondary group on the folder in the two empty blocks
in the upper right corner to the left of the primary group numbers. The first five numbers
(tertiary group) of the SSN are put in the hyphenated blocks along the top of the folder; the
FMP is put in the circles to the left of these blocks. (See figure 1-6).
Figure 1-6. Secondary group, remainder of SSN, and FMP on DA FORM 3444.
f. On ITRs and OTRs, show the retirement date by putting half-inch colored tape
over the block marked "R" on the top and the right edge of the folder (see figure 1-7). The
"R" block on HRECs is not covered. HRECs are not retired while the individual remains on
active duty. Disposition of HRECs is covered in Lesson 2.