Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Professional Paper This paper is designed for students to research and study in an area of leadership – independent study in leadership. Although leadership is the broad topic, for this course students write a paper, not to exceed 1000 words, deemed suitable for publication by the AUSA Institute of Land Warfare in their NCO Writing Excellence Program. The NCO Writing Excellence Program is an outlet for short pieces written by NCOs for NCOs.
- APA standard
- Thesis statement must be stated in last sentence of the introduction (No abstract is needed)
- Use Active Voice (Avoid Using Passive Voice)
- Not to exceed 1000 words (not to include Title and Reference page)
- Minimum of 2 references
- Use of pictures, diagrams, charts, or sketches are not allowed
- Minimum of four level one Headings (conclusion counts)
- Running Head/ Title in All Caps/Page number
- Double-spaced
- Standard-sized paper (8.5" x 11")
- 1" margins on all sides
- Size 12 pt. Times New Roman font
- Use flush-left alignment and ragged right; do not divide words at the end of the line
- Indent paragraphs one-half inch
- Use two spaces at the end of a sentence after punctuation
- Abbreviations: If referred to more than once, the first time you use a term, spell it out in full, followed by its abbreviation in parentheses; thereafter, you may use the abbreviation only.

- One to two paragraphs
- Attention grabber
- Present purpose
- Present main supporting points
- Present thesis as the last sentence of the introduction paragraph

“The middle”
Several paragraphs, each with:
oTopic Sentence (main idea of paragraph)
oSupporting points (explain main idea) –facts, examples, descriptions
oExplanation & proof of the Thesis
oClear, thorough reasoning
oIdeas in logical order

- Restate thesis
- Structured, concise and full justified by the evidence/reasoning
- Reinforce your thesis and summarize major points
- No new ideas or thoughts

- You will use in-text citation
- Sources listed in the reference page must be cited
- List all references us in Accordance with APA

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A central finding of the 2016 Center for the Army Profession and Ethic Annual Survey of the Army Profession (CASAP) was that there is low trust between Army communities of practice (Brockerhoff et al., 2016). In particular, Soldier respondents expressed low levels of trust for the Army Civilian Corps (ACC). Low trust between Army communities of practice is significant because it contradicts the Army’s goal of a Culture of Trust (U.S. Army, 2016, para. 2). This Culture is premised on the idea that internal trust between Army professionals and external trust between the Army and the American people are “the bedrock of the Army Profession” (para. 1). Furthermore, when trust between communities of practice is undermined, there is reduced trust that Army professionals “live by and uphold the Army Ethic” (para. 1), i.e., the shared moral purpose of “right actions at all times” (U.S. Army, 2015, para. 1).
However, CASAP’s finding of low trust between Army communities of practice echoes longstanding...

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