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Naval Insitute Guide to Naval Writing 3e : Blue and Gold - Robert Shenk

Naval Insitute Guide to Naval Writing 3e

Blue and Gold

Paperback Published: 15th June 2011
ISBN: 9781591148227
Number Of Pages: 328

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This is the premier Guide to Professional Writing in the naval services and has been the standard guide for writing in the naval services for almost two decades. The new edition is has been updated and revised. It contains a new chapter on "Writing Naval Emails" based on interviews with naval professionals, and also based on the best civilian guidance. It guides readers on the use of naval emails and the internet in relation to all manner of naval documents. It explores "do's" and "don'ts" on writing emails, and on use of computer aids to writing in the modern Navy and Marine Corps.It is based on interviews with dozens of knowledgeable naval professionals (Navy and Marine Corps officers, enlisted men and women; civilians working with the naval services) about current procedures. It consults with writing experts at several naval schools, from the Naval Academy to Flag Writers School. It examines current and recent naval documents of all kinds. It provides current examples of good documents by many naval experts. It has added up-to-date examples throughout the text.

Introductionp. 1
Letters, Memos, and Directivesp. 27
Standard Naval Lettersp. 27
Business Lettersp. 45
Memosp. 66
Directivesp. 72
Staff Writingp. 79
General Guidance on Staff Workp. 79
Typical Staff Documentsp. 98
Naval Emailp. 113
Naval Messagesp. 124
The Naval Message - Section by Sectionp. 124
On Formatted Messages: The CASREPp. 138
Performance Evaluationsp. 144
The Navy Evaluation System - A Quick Glancep. 144
The Critical Audiences for Navy Performance Evaluationsp. 151
Writing Navy Performance Evaluations - A Detailed Discussionp. 156
Awards and Commendationsp. 171
Speaking and Briefingp. 196
Speaking in the Navy and Marine Corpsp. 197
Naval Briefingsp. 210
Technical Reports, Executive Summaries, and Abstractsp. 221
JAG Manual Investigationsp. 233
General Backgroundp. 233
The JAGMAN Investigation-In Generalp. 234
Writing the JAGMAN Investigation - Section by Sectionp. 244
A Preliminary Inquiryp. 258
Writing for the News Mediap. 261
The Professional Articlep. 277
Handbookp. 295
Indexp. 325
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ISBN: 9781591148227
ISBN-10: 1591148227
Series: Blue and Gold
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 15th June 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 20.96  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.92
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised