NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Lesson 3 Summary
This lesson covered basic skills required for effective writing. You will have many
occasions to prepare written correspondence as you continue your Army career. The
information in this lesson provides a foundation for the writing skills you should
develop. The material presents techniques that will help you get your ideas across to
your readers clearly, forcefully, and accurately.
The lesson covers two major points:
The goals of Army writing are:
Keep your reader's attention by getting your ideas across quickly.
Use a reader-oriented, user-friendly writing style.
The Army writing style is:
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