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Letters

Monthly correspondence column in NGM.  Formerly called Forum and before that Members Forum.

For the title of an article, generally use the one given on the contents page. If that is not clear, use the title from the opening spread or a more generic wording.

In signatures, do not include academic degrees, military rank, or other titles and affiliations unless relevant to the subject of the letter.  If a title follows a name, write it on a separate line with no punctuation after the personal name.


LUIS ALBERTO MORENO
Ambassador to the United States
Embassy of Colombia
Washington, D.C.

ROBERT B. CHARLES
Assistant Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State
Washington, D.C.

MURRAY D. LULL
President
Smith County State Bank and Trust Company
Smith Center, Kansas

 
For congressional members use this form:

REPRESENTATIVE BOB FILNER
U.S. Congress
Washington, D.C.


If an affiliation contains a place-name, it is not necessary to repeat the place-name:

MARCIA FOWLE
President, New York City Audubon Society


Use city/town and state/province for the U.S., Canada, and Australia.

For the U.K. use city/town and England, Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland.

For all other signatures use city/town and country.