APD - Army Publishing Directorate
Publishing Guidelines

The Army Publishing Directorate (APD) uses the following references and style manuals. Please refer to these resources when preparing documents for publication:

AR 25-30 - Army Publishing Program
DA Pam 25-40 - Army Publishing Program Procedures
Government Printing Office Style Manual - 2016 Edition
♦ Chicago Manual of Style - 16th Edition

APD Training and Publication Processing

ALARACT Message Process

♦ ALARACT Policy and procedure (see AR 25-30, para 2-3b, and DA Pam 25-40, paras 7-14 and 7-15)
ALARACT template

Sample Memorandums

♦ Publishing Champion Appointment Memorandum (See DA Pam 25-40, figure 1-1)
♦ Publications Control Officer Appointment Memorandum (See DA Pam 25-40, figure 1-2)
Transfer of Proponency Memorandum

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