On the Spot Cash Award - OTS

The On-the-Spot Cash Award (OTS) is a small Special Act or Service Award ($50 to $500) which may be given by a supervisor for the day to day accomplishments of subordinate employees. DA Form 1256 is used to nominate and approve the OTS.


  • All Army civilian employees paid from appropriated funds and direct hire foreign national are eligible for consideration.


  • This award may be used to recognize employees for superior accomplishments.
Content last reviewed: 6/20/2006-FMJ

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This page was last revised: 6/20/2006