Letter of Recommendation
Position of Trust, Special Duty, and/or Employment Position
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To Whom It May Concern:
It is my pleasure to recommend Master Sergeant [First M.
Last Name] for employment. He is one
of the most exceptional managers I have met in my ##
years of working in the computer field. In
fact, I have had the opportunity of working very closely with Thomas on many
assignments in the
last # years. During this time, he has consistently
impressed me with his in-depth knowledge and
ability to complete projects ahead of time. He has never let me down.
Master Sergeant [Last Name] has exceptional people
skills. In the past year, Master Sergeant [Last Name] has supervised up to ## individuals at
one time. I personally selected him to manage
and train all new personnel coming directly from technical school or basic
diplomatic and friendly method of training allows co-workers to easily accept
and understand the
principle being presented and apply it. Sergeant [Last
Name] knows each person’s abilities and
limitations, leveraging this knowledge to maximize productivity out of each
contributes directly to our operational readiness. The results are impressive;
productive Air Force members.
He is one of our top managers. Master Sergeant [Last Name]’s
dedication to his unit and country
are beyond reproach. He is a leader with a positive attitude and possesses an
ethic, in addition to honesty, intelligence, loyalty, and pride. I feel his
commitment to excellence
and his drive to achieve will guarantee his success and allow him to excel in
I would highly recommend Master Sergeant [Last Name]
for any position, especially a position of
trust, and "YES" I would hire him again without hesitation. If I can be of
please do not hesitate to contact me at home: (###)
[First M. Last Name], [Rank], USAFR
Communications Computer Systems Superintendent
Note: Signature lines are 5 spaces below the last line of text.