NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Lesson 3 Summary, Continued
The rules for constructing Army correspondence are:
Put the main point up front.
Write in the active voice.
Use short words.
Keep sentences short.
Write short paragraphs.
Use personal pronouns.
Use one page for most correspondence.
Avoid sentences that begin with "It is," "There is," or "There are."
The keys to writing effective sentences are: