Retirement; Spouse's Service
Key Points to Writing
- If you haven't already, Take a writing class.
English Comp will do.
- WRITE!!! The more you do it, the better you get.
- Ask for HELP, not knowing what you are doing can hurt you, your "Airmen" and unit.
- Use various writing resources like Merriam-Webster Online
- Use a spell checker. (F7 Word)
- Remember, there is a purpose for writing a letter or MFR.
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Copy Directly on to Unit Letter Head!
(BASE, STATE, ZIP CODE)
(MR. OR MRS. FULL NAME)
(CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE)
Dear (MR. OR MRS. LAST NAME)
Please accept my sincere appreciation on the occasion of (RETIREE'S RANK AND LAST NAME) retirement. You have a unique role as a military spouse. Along with the responsibilities of being a (WIFE OR HUSBAND), you also devoted a lot of time and made numerous contributions and sacrifices to the (BRANCH OF SERVICE) and our country. Your sole support of (RETIREE'S RANK AND LAST NAME NAME), as a military member, has enhanced the mission of the (BRANCH OF SERVICE).
The (BRANCH OF SERVICE) and the nation are grateful for all you have done in supporting your (HUSBAND OR WIFE) throughout (HIS OR HER) career. Your support and contributions have truly made a meaningful difference and I am sure that you have many memories that will remain a rewarding part of your life.
(COMMANDER'S SIGNATURE BLOCK)
Reminder, the closing line is 5 spaces below the last line of text.