1. Put down the Air Force's appreciation of the individual.
  2. List down the reasons for this sort of recognition to be placed.
  3. End in a positive and thankful manner.


[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],

You are at this moment honored by the Air Force for your contribution in the rescue operation last October 15, 1997.

Your quick wit and courage a saving factor for many people that day. Thank you.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

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