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First, look at our "how to submit an article" page. This will give you the basic steps to follow. We recommend study of Department of the Army Pamphlet 600-67, Effective Writing for Army Leaders in addition to study of our style manual. DA PAM 600-67 has a pithy presentation of the Army writing standard and style rules in its Chapter 3, Paragraphs 3-1 and 3-2.
If you want/need more information on our editorial policies, see that webpage. The writer/editor coordination process is outlined there, among other concerns writers often have.
AC articles average between 1,000 and 3,000 words. Shorter or longer articles, as well as two- and three-part articles, are accepted if they are appropriate in interest and value. See our manuscript formatting page for more information.
Your manuscript package should consist of these items in this order:
See the manuscript formatting page for more information.
We recommend that you first check our consolidated subject list for your topic of interest. A number of articles will be on-line. If not, you may request a "hard copy" of the article. The webpage "finding articles in Army Communicator" will walk you through how to do this.
Complete editions for the years 2000-2002 are on this website, as is the commemorative World War II edition (1995). Articles are linked from table of contents listings for each on-line edition.
If the article was published before 2000, it may be on-line via our "most requested" list. This list is further divided by year or special-interest area. If your special-interest area isn't listed, or you don't know the year the article you're interested in was published, you may find the consolidated subject list a more expedient jumping-off point. The "most requested" list or consolidated subject list provide hyperlinks to single articles (not on-line as part of a complete edition). If the article isn't on-line but was published in AC's printed edition, ask the editor to photocopy and mail it to you.
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