Letter to Unit

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  1. Ladies/gents

    I will shortly be returning to my Regiment from a 2 year Posting and need to write a letter to the RSM to let him know I will soon be back and living in his Mess. In the past we have not had to do this (usually a Corps thing) and I'm stuck as to the layout of such a letter.

    Can anyone help?
     
  2. There was thread on here a while ago about this subject with some very good examples. Not to sure where it was but you could try and search. Hope you find it.
     
  3. If you cant find any, PM me and ill email one over on Tues back in work.
     
  4. Here you are, something along these lines. Hope it helps.

    See below for example template, however the rules are, fits one page, give all the facts and take the chance to make the right impression before you even get to start work.

    From: RANK IN FULL, NAME, CORP
    YOUR ADDRESS RIGHT INDENT

    Lt Col Rank (CAN BE IN FULL, NAME AND CORP)
    HQ SO1 Post
    Address

    Sir (CAN BE BY HAND OR TYPED)

    REPORTING FOR DUTY

    I have the honour to report that I have received a posting order instructing me to report to UNIT by a latest reporting date of DATE. I have been instructed to take up post as the POST within the SUB UNIT.

    I will be carrying out my tour of duty accompanied by my wife FIRST NAME, who at present is a ***** working in FILL OUT AS REQUIRED, and my two children NAMES who are excitedly looking forward to living abroad.

    At present I am the POST coving ***********. During my time in this post several major changes have taken place, including the introduction ******************, all of which I have been closely involved with. Prior to this, I served as the ******** at ****** working with the UNIT and several UNIT controlling *** FILL OUT AS REQUIRED BE BRIEF, BUT BIG YOURSELF UP

    I have wide operational experience serving in the ***********and *******, including several ********** missions, an area in which I have training in ****************. I hope my previous experience and additional specialist qualifications in ******* and ****** will hold me in good stead and make me a valuable team member within the POST. AGAIN YOUR CHANCE TO IMPRESS

    I enjoy all types of adventure training and, if time permits look forward to improving my skiing and climbing interest. Both my wife and I are also highly committed to the military community and look forward to expanding our circle of friends and being involved in the garrison’s social activities. EXPAND ON YOU PERSONALITY HERE

    It is my intention to arrive in COUNTRY TOWN by the DATE and take over a service families quarter, address yet to be confirmed. I genuinely look forward to meeting you and hope to provide a positive contribution to your command.

    I have the honour to be,
    Sir,
    Your obedient servant



    INITIALS SURMAME
    RANK IN FULL
     
  5. Just about bang on AMMOMAN, but put your own interests in there.
     
  6. :lol: Well, of course. I did say it was an example template, and in this forum I would expect anyone using it would delete/insert as appropriate.
     
  7. Not always mate :wink:
     
  8. Remember the letter is personal from you to the CO/RSM.

    Resist the temptation to use a unit headed letter as that falls under official unit correspondence and should be red penned by the Adjt. If you send a johnny age 5 letter to Jim will fix it they will get a call.

    A standard letter format will be fine.
     
  9. Heidtheba wrote:

    Hmmmm (Casts mind back and remembers afew people), Fair one mate. :lol: