Cover Letter Sample

[Your Name and Rank]

[Street Address]

[City, ST  ZIP Code]


[Recipient Name]


Omaha Composite Squadron

8901 S. 154th Street

Omaha, NE 68138


Dear [Recipient Name]:

First paragraph:

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.“


Middle paragraphs:

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.



Best regards,

[insert your name]