If extending an oral invitation, follow up with a
written reminder invitation or at least a
confirming phone call.
At receptions, the woman precedes the man
through the receiving line; the man gives her
name to the aide or first person in line. The
man precedes the woman at White House and
official Air Force receptions.
A senior officer and spouse usually give an at
home instead of receiving and returning
The majority of dinners given by Navy couples
are informal buffets because they are adaptable
to almost any size house, they require a
minimum of service, and you can prepare them