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Writing in the active voice emphasizes the doer of the action; shows who or what does the action in the sentence, or puts the doer before the pwm makes sentences clearer; and shortens sentences ARPara. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Do, however, start each paragraph in the quotation with quote marks. Army Communicator often publishes very technical information, but we share the same goal and vision as the Army writing standard.
Jones rather than J. Sign up Log in. Use “I,” “you” and “we” as subjects of sentences instead of “this office,” “this headquarters,” “this command,” “all individuals” or “this writer. The storm left 5 inches of snow. This position 600-7 closely with psm Business Development Team and the entire corporate staff to Prefixes, suffixes and combining forms The AP Styleboo k ‘s punctuation section and other entries overrule this portion of Appendix B.
Make your article easy to read and stimulating. Ea examples in B-7 [b] are incorrect for AC usage; all should be hyphenated to comply with rules on compound modifiers.
Pan Latinized suffix often means the word was a verb, but the suffix made the word a noun. Fort Huachuca, AZ Salary: See “months” entry, AP Stylebook. Also at variance with Appendix B is the journalistic practice of using no space after the periods between initials in a name — thus it would be J. Solid compounds No style changes specified from AR Opinion pieces should not contradict or criticize Army or command policy; hold the Army or any of its members up to ridicule; take sides in political issues; hold any race, religion or ethnic group up to ridicule; violate host-country sensitivities; or 600-7 written to air personal complaints.
As ParagraphARsays, the standard English sentence order of subject-verb-object is best. Omit the hyphen when words appear in regular order and the omission causes no confusion in sound or meaning.
This standard of course applies to the Signal Regiment’s professional-development magazine. Good Army writing, no matter how technical the information, is pm, concise, organized and to the point.
Terms relating to Congress Do not abbreviate. Current Active Secret Security Clearance. This requisition is contingent upon award of contract to Jacobs If used for a specific edition Vol. Please list by order of priority and, if possible, provide the percentage of time spent on the activity all Army Intelligence Doctrine for the current and future force Shortcuts to topics this page: Educational degrees Use apostrophes: I had the 600-6 that a complete state of culture shock 60-67 my standard state of affairs thus TR was not quite as stunning as it probably deserved.
De-emphasis, pre-existing and re-enact should be hyphenated, in variance with AR When continuing a quotation from paragraph to paragraph, do not close the quote marks at the paragraph’s end until you reach the very end of the quotation.
Supporting information that will 6000-67 your reader understand your topic better can be placed in a “sidebar. I arrived here on October 12, which happened to be my tenth birthday and it was the fifth place that I had lived in that time. Preferred Education and Experience: There are two exceptions to the AR guidance on capitalizing publications: AR is first excerpted, then Pa, style is ad.
For example, rather than write “The PT test was passed by Jones” passivewrite “Jones passed 60-67 PT test” active voice; the doer, Jones, is before the verb.
In B-9 [c], the guidance is to use figures for both numbers when two or more numbers appear in a sentence and one of them is 10 or higher — do not do this; follow the style rules of one through nine spelled out. When a name of a month is ra with a specific date, abbreviate only Jan. Then use the acronym on second reference. Divide the number of words by the number of sentences to get the average sentence length target average is 15 words per sentence.
Feature leads most of the articles AC receives are features are of several types: Capitalize a person’s title only when used preceding one or more 60-067 President Bush; Presidents Clinton and Bush. Use the conversational style, injecting some personality into the article. If used in a table, follow the abbreviation style in B [b]. Competitive, Depends on Qualifications Clearance: