[Your Name and Rank]
[City, ST ZIP Code]
Omaha Composite Squadron
8901 S. 154th Street
Omaha, NE 68138
Dear [Recipient Name]:
Mention the job you’re applying for and why.
Example: “I am writing to apply for the position of Cadet Public Affairs Officer in the Omaha Composite Squadron. I am ready to take on increased responsibilities and use my talents to help develop and maintain the information on the OCS web site current and relevant“
Discuss your qualifications or the reason for being interested in this position. You might also consider including why this specific position interested you in the first place. Use your imagination.
Final paragraph: Don’t forget to thank them for their time. Discuss the next steps. Also provide your email address and phone number.
[insert your name]
123 Main Street, Stateland, ST, 99999
Home: (555) 123-9876 – Cell: (555) 123-9876 – firstname.lastname@example.org
October 14, 2013
City of Franklin
109 3rd Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37064
RE: Fire Inspector, Job Code 1418, November 3, 2013
Dear Hiring Manager,
I have grown a successful military operations and aviation career around my ability to coordinate intelligence efforts and implement strategic plans to execute contingency operations. Whether overseeing aviation support for the President of the United States or implementing safety procedures and protocols to identify conflicts and introduce improvements, I have always delivered strong, sustainable results. I bring to the City of Franklin a unique depth and diversity of talent – from training and mentoring to overseeing various simultaneous projects.
My career is highlighted by consistent success at improving safety, preparation, and efficiency. This experience is complemented by exceptional business acumen and proven success leading cross-functional teams to excel in all departments. I am particularly adept at assessing needs and then developing an innovative strategy to fulfill them, yielding company-wide satisfaction. Noteworthy achievements include:
- Passing two Command General Inspections without a discrepancy for both Ground Safety and Aircrew Training programs, while receiving recognition as a Model Program Manager.
- Awarded various metals such as the Air Medal with Strike/Flight Numeral 8, Navy Marine Corps Commendation, and three Air Force achievement designations.
I know that my background and expertise will translate to immediate impact as a leader in your organization. My enclosed resume will give you a better understanding of my skills and talent. Please feel free to call at any time to discuss the requirements of this position.