This book is more than just an autobiography of Jack L. Tilley, the 12th Sergeant Major of the Army, it is a series of leadership lessons based on selected stories from his more than 35-year career. The last Vietnam veteran to serve in that position from 2000-2004, SMA Tilley was at the Pentagon when terrorists […]
Download the PDF file . DD Form 1610 to download DD-1610 in .pdf format. Your web browser may stop to ask you if you wish to download this form. It might state at the top of your screen: “Internet Explorer Blocked This Site from Downloading Files to your Computer. Click Here for Options…” — and […]
Here is the now obsolete DA PAM 600–67 Effective Writing for Army Leaders This pamphlet provides staff writing standards and guidelines to Army leaders, and outlines two editing tools and one organizational technique for use by leaders in achieving those standards and for obtaining them from their subordinates. Download the PDF file .
Last month (Sep 2015) in Military Review, editor Desirae Gieseman attemptds to redifine the Army writing standard in her article titled Effective Writing for Army Leaders. Ms. Gieseman surely has the chops to address this topic, after all she holds a BA from William Woods University with majors in French, business administration, and economics, and […]
Awards and Decorations Branch Mission & Laws and Regulations U.S. Military Awards Peacetime & Wartime Awards Approval Authority Individual Decorations Purple Heart Combat Badges Unit Awards Campaign/Service Awards Routine Challenges in the Awards Program Awards and Decorations Branch Points of Contact Download the PDF file .
Clear Concise Sentences A sentence consists of an arrangement of words to transmit a thought. The words you select, their clarity, conciseness, and how you arrange them directly affects whether your audience will understand your message. A clear and logical sentence is one that has both coherence and unity. A concise sentence expresses an idea […]
a. The purpose statement. Open with a short, clear purpose sentence. The purpose statement is not the same as the bottom line. It only tells the reader what to expect when reading the paper. A purpose statement does not tell the reader the conclusion(s) the writer draws. b. Thesis. The bottom line or thesis statement tells your […]
a. Accuracy. Your work should represent only essential and accurate facts free of bias or distortion. b. Brevity and completeness. You must keep to essentials. Your writing should be brief and to the point. To cover a subject completely, while keeping the length of the paper to the absolute minimum requires careful analysis and probably […]
Information and discussion papers are used to present information in general or information specifically for a discussion. An information paper is a one-page discussion of facts, plus opinions, suggestions, arguments, or matters needing resolution.
With the new AR 670-1 in effect, what do you think will be some bullets on an NCOER that could harm an NCO when superiors are reviewing them for promotion.