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Ra Refer to people on first reference by their full name: To fix the sentence construction, put the doer of the sentence as the subject. No hyphen for words like inbound, indoor, infield, infighting, inpatient, but hyphen for words like in-depth, in-group, in-house, in-law.
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Administrator provides support for Information Technology IT systems and security support on-site at a customer location on classified networks. There are 6000-67 few exceptions to the AP Stylebook guidance, and they are noted in separate entries: Constitute, in the sense of form or makeup, is used if neither compose nor comprise fit.
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 verb; makes sentences clearer; and shortens sentences RaPara. Hyphenate adjectival forms before nouns.
And a hero to boot! The AP Stylebookof course, is geared to civilian journalism, but it’s often more appropriate as a style manual for AC than AR I am constantly reminding myself pak redouble my efforts.
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If used for a specific edition Vol. Jones rather than J. Per the “year-end” entry in AP Stylebookyear-end is hyphenated. I had the advantage that a complete state of culture shock was my standard state of affairs thus TR was not quite as stunning as it probably deserved.
Army Communicator often publishes very technical information, but we share the same goal and vision as the Army writing standard.
Also applies if a single letter follows the word, as in Grade A, Ward D. Capitalize a person’s title only when used preceding one or more names President Bush; Presidents Clinton and Bush.
Posted on February 25,in Culture. Note that when set off by commas, the title is not capitalized! 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.
For example, the prefix “in-” see pzm “in-” entry in AP Stylebook has no hyphen when “in-” means “not”: DA PAM lists this concept first among its seven style techniques in Paragraph and hammers the idea home again in Paragraph Researches and compiles technical data for use in various operation and maintenance For example, rather than write “The PT test was passed by Jones” passivewrite “Jones passed the PT test” active voice; the doer, Jones, is before the verb.
Capitalize a, an, the, at, by, for, in, of, on, to, up, and, as, but, if, or and nor if any of these words va the first word of the headline. Please list by order of priority and, if possible, provide the percentage of time spent on the activity all Use “I,” “you” and “we” as subjects of sentences instead of “this office,” “this headquarters,” “this command,” “all individuals” or “this writer.
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When a compound modifier — two or more words that express a single concept — precedes a noun, use hyphens to link all the words in the compound except the adverb very and all adverbs ending in ly. Preferred Education pxm Experience: Use the conversational style, injecting some personality into the article.
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Bridge and body The bridge is usually a one- two- or three-sentence paragraph between the article’s lead and main body. Each article should have a strong ending. Current DoD Secret Travel: See “months” entry, AP Stylebook. As much as possible, avoid sentences beginning with “It is,” “There is” or “There are. DA PAM has several examples of poor vs. Supporting information that will help your reader understand your topic better can be placed in a “sidebar.
The passive voice is indirect and unfocused, and often hides the doer of the action, as DA PAM says, whereas the active voice is direct, natural and forceful. Suggested article titles should be short, to the point and descriptive. 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 be written to air personal complaints.