The article is sanctified to the ground of expediency of introduction of course of rhetoric in preparation of future officers. It is well-proven that rhetorical form becomes important part of general culture of modern man. The feature of communicative competence of officer is lighted up within the framework of modern competence approach at to professional military preparation. Those speech competenses that is acquired by a future officer are outlined, studying educational discipline of «Rhetoric». The lines of individual oratorical style that must produce officer are described.
rhetoric, rhetorical form, communicative competence, oratorical style