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- WRITE!!! The more you do it, the better you get.
- Ask for HELP, the only person looking out for #1 is you.
- The only person looking out for you troops is YOU!
- Use a spell checker. F7 works real fast in MS Word.
- Use various writing resources like Merriam-Webster Online to improve your vocabulary.
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Copy Directly on to Unit Letter Head!
(BASE, STATE, ZIP CODE)
(MEMBER'S RANK AND FULL NAME)
(CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE) )
Dear (RANK AND LAST NAME)
I would like to commend you on your decision to reenlist in the (BRANCH OF SERVICE). You have made an extremely wise choice, a choice that I personally guarantee you will not regret.
I am sure you realize all the benefits that can be gained by serving our great country in the most honorable way possible-as a member of the Armed Forces. The strength and security of our nation depend on the commitment of each military member, a commitment you have chosen to make.
This is a very exciting and innovative time to be a member of the (UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT) and (MAJCOM, BATTALION, BRIGADE, WHATEVER). The challenges we are facing can only be accomplished by people of your caliber. You have given everything you can to the mission of the (BRANCH OF SERVICE) and I am greatly appreciative of the fact that you will continue to do so.
Once again, accept my deepest appreciation and admiration for your dedication to reenlist in the (BRANCH OF SERVICE).
(COMMANDER'S SIGNATURE BLOCK)
Reminder, the closing line is 5 spaces below the last line of text.