Military letter of recommendation sample


  1. State the purpose of your letter.
  2. Give a brief of the person's character.
  3. Give your recommendation.


[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-

Dear [Recipients Name],

It is with great honor that I write to recommend [name of person] in support of his application for the position of [position applied for].

I have been his Commander for the last four years and have been utterly impressed with his character and the way he undertakes his assignments. He has outstanding leadership and organization skills besides being an intelligent, loyal and reliable person. He loves his country and is ready to fight for it.

I am confident that he will be a valuable addition to your team.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -