Army Writing Style

The Goal of the army writing style is to Transmit a clear message in a single rapid reading that is generally free of errors in grammar, mechanics, and usage. Here at ArmyWritingStyle.com we work to provide you the greatest FREE resources to help you in your Army writing endeavors, such as Army Evaluations (OERs and […]

Facilitator Best Practices

A story that presents a group of participants with a problem, dilemma or conflict in a situation that has personal and/or professional moral/ethical considerations is called an Ethical Case Study and using the Case Method with it allows practice of ethical decision-making and promotes the development of Soldier Character. The situations require analysis and, in […]

Induction ceremony

NCO Induction Ceremony Speech

NCO Induction Ceremony Speech Below is a starting point for your speech, this one is fr an NCO Induction Ceremony, you can tailor it for your needs. Distinguished guests, and soldiers and civilians of the Western Command, thank you for allowing me to come out this afternoon and share a few words with your newest noncommissioned […]

veterans day speech

Veteran’s Day Speech

Veteran’s Day Speech Below is a starting point for your Veteran’s Day Speech, talk, or conversation. —– Thank you for that kind introduction. Ladies and gentlemen, my wife and I would like to thank you for allowing us the honor to spend this special day with you. I especially would like to thank Douglas for […]

Individual Development Plans for Soldiers

Individual Development Plans Organizations must create a culture that encourages, supports, and invests in the short- and long-term development of their employees. Professional development should be an ongoing process to ensure Soldiers are staying current—if not one step ahead—in their fields and mission-critical competencies. Planning for continuous development must be anchored to the organization’s mission, […]

DA Form 2166-9

New NCOER PART IV and V: NCOER Bullets

From DA PAM 623-3, pg. 46: b. Bullet comments. Bullet comments are mandatory regardless of the ratings given (at least one bullet will be entered in each block of a through f). Standardized rules apply to bullet comments on DA Form 2166–8. Bullet comments will— Be short, concise, to the point. Bullets will not be […]

Soldiers provide each other with a writing surface during the U.S. Army Alaska Small Arms Competition on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska

The Army Writing Standard

Army Writing Standard Following the components of the Army writing style will lead you to write to Army standard. The Army standard is stated as “transmits a clear message in a single rapid reading and is generally free of errors in grammar, mechanics, and usage.” A general summary of the Army writing style is below: […]

TIPS FOR USING Electronic Evaluation System (EES)

All NCOERs with a through date of 1 JAN 2016, will be completed within the EES (https://evaluations.hrc.army.mil/). It is STRONGLY recommended that you utilize the PDF-F version of the applicable evaluation forms (DA FORM 2166-9-1 for SGT; DA FORM 2166-9-2 for SSG-1SG/MSG; DA FORM 67-10-1 for O1-O3 and W1-CW2) for drafting an evaluation.  This allows […]

Outstanding Leaders keep Journals

“Journaling on real paper with a real pen seems like a throwback to a different era. Until you try it. For leaders, finding that calm place where you purposely take the time to reflect is a powerful antidote to the rush-rush-rush of the rest of the day.” — Joel Barker, Futurist, film maker, and author […]

Common Errors: Spelling

Common Errors In everyday practice, most writers make a limited number of errors in the basics, but repeat those errors often. Below is a list of frequently occurring errors and corrections with techniques to prevent them. Studies show that people tend to continually misspell a relatively small number of words— between 25 and 50—in their […]