Service Etiquette

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-01
  • Publisher: Naval Inst Pr
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This all-new 5th edition of the venerable Service Etiquette cements the guide's reputation as the definitive resource of military protocol. Protocol experts Cherlynn Conetsco and Anna Hart have totally rewritten the book, expanding its scope and intended readership from military officers and military spouses to all levels of the military, government, and business professionals. With forty-plus years of collective experience, they are recognized masters in modern etiquette and civility. The new edition is a highly readable, multicultural courtesy and planning manual that provides entry-level professionals with a wealth of hands-on detail and vital skill sets. To seasoned military leaders and corporate executives, it offers useful insights in refining social and business models for a diverse selection of both domestic and international constituencies. Throughout the reference, Conetsco and Hart share fascinating insights, the latest official information, and modern civility advice.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
United States Military and Governmentp. 1
Military and Government Protocolp. 3
Military Honors and Official Government Ceremoniesp. 20
Hosting High-Profile Visitsp. 34
Organizing a Dining In and Dining Outp. 57
The Fallen Comrade Table Observancep. 81
The Military Funeralp. 88
Flag Etiquettep. 103
Order of Precedence and Military Forms of Addressp. 120
Military Weddingsp. 139
Military Wedding Etiquettep. 141
Military Wedding Invitations, Announcements, and Repliesp. 165
Communications Etiquettep. 185
Invitationsp. 187
Correspondence and Stationery Essentialsp. 200
Abbreviations in Social Correspondencep. 221
Personal Electronics Etiquettep. 223
Civilian Forms of Addressp. 238
Good Manners and Civilityp. 255
Place Settings, Table Manners, and Service Stylesp. 257
Family Dining, Buffets, and Formal In-Home Mealsp. 276
Official Business Functions, Cocktails, and Receptionsp. 286
Introductions, Conversations, and Farewellsp. 301
Toastsp. 314
Guest and Visitor Civilityp. 324
Appropriate Attirep. 335
Searing Plansp. 394
International Considerationsp. 419
International Travelp. 421
International Protocol and Civilicyp. 436
Jnternationai Guest and Host Dutiesp. 458
Manners at the Global Dinner Tablep. 480
Communal Platter Diningp. 488
Chopstick Protocolp. 496
Food and Drink Preferences of Various Religious Groupsp. 509
Indexp. 513
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