So You Want to Be a Speechwriter?
By Commander John Freymann, Captain Cathal O’Connor, and Lieutenant Emelia Probasco, U.S. Navy
Young officers interested in becoming speechwriters need to know how writers most effectively function within the personal staff and with outside entities. The following thoughts are offered in the hope they may assist aspiring speechwriters. In the interest of simplicity and clarity, we have used the term “principal” instead of a specific person or title.