Numbers and Dates – See the additional guidelines below for proper use of numbers and dates in content for Military Community and Family Policy:
- Include the year in the date if it will help the reader in any way or if the event spans more than one calendar year.
- When it is clear that an upcoming event does not extend into the following calendar year, do not include the year.
“The Military Community and Family Policy applications will be undergoing maintenance from 9 a.m. EDT Saturday, Oct. 9 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10.“
“The event runs from March 15-July 15 or March 15 to July 15;” or, “The event runs from Feb. 10-20.”
“Learn about virtual careers at MSEP partner VAUSA at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 7.”
“The 2021 Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign is designed to promote the idea that preventing domestic abuse is a shared community responsibility that starts with a message of support for victims. The campaign runs from Oct. 1-31.”