The Naval Institute Guide to Naval Writing / Edition 3

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Overview


Written by a naval officer who taught English at two service academies, this is the third edition of the premier guide to professional writing for the naval services. The book is widely used by officers, enlisted men and women and civilians in both the Navy and Marine Corps. Shenk provides sound, practical advice on all common naval writing assignments. This third edition adds a new chapter on writing emails and updates the whole book to take account of the way naval writing is done in today's computer age.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591148227
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2011
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 584,122
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Robert Shenk, a widely published professor of English at the University of New Orleans, is a retired captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He lives in Mandeville, LA.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1 Introduction 1
2 Letters, Memos, and Directives 31
3 Staff Writing 84
4 Naval Messages 128
5 Performance Evaluations 149
6 Awards and Commendations 186
7 Speaking and Briefing 213
8 Technical Reports, Executive Summaries, and Abstracts 241
9 JAG Manual Investigations 253
10 Writing for the News Media 285
11 The Professional Article 303
Handbook 323
Permissions 367
Index 371
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