How to Address a Commandant?
How do I address an envelope to the Commandant of Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy? His rank is a USN captain.
——————– Nan King
Dear Ms. King:
The rule is:
—-#1) Address by their rank
—-#2) Identify by the office they hold.
Start with the standard form for addressing an armed services officer. Then list his job:
——–(Full Rank) (Full Name), (Branch of Service)
——–Commandant of …
—-—-Captain (Full Name), USN
—-—-United States Naval Academy
—-—-121 Blake Road
—-—-Annapolis, MD 21402
—-Salutation, formally (office held):
—-Salutation, less formally (rank+name):
—-—-Dear Captain (Surname):
– Robert Hickey