Action Officer Course

Course Description

The OSD/WHS Action Officer Course is an interactive webinar designed to familiarize Action Officers with best practices for preparing correspondence consistent with DoD 5110.4-M, “Manual for Written Material”.  Training topics include:  Effective Writing Techniques, Coordination Requirements for Official Correspondence, Correspondence Formats, and the OSD and WHS Organizational Structures. 


Course Schedule

The OSD Action Officer Course training schedule is posted at

Classes tend to fill up several weeks before the start date. Each class accommodates 30 participants.   Classes are typically offered monthly via three 2-hour segments.


Course Registration

DoD employees may self-register  at