Category Archives: social media and u.s. armed forces

  • Blog Now Open to Public

    The U.S. Army blog,, is now open to civilians and the general public. Previously, this blog had been "closed" and only available to active-duty solidiers and civilian employees. As of late May 2010, it is now being shared with the world at large. This is ju… more

  • U.S. Military Opens the Door to Social Media Use by Active Duty Personnel Launches a New Social Media Platform Designed Exclusively for US Military and Supporters; The First of its Kind Recent policy changes by the US Department of Defense, (DOD), provide a new approach to the use of social media by military personnel. Announced in early… more

  • Federal News Radio Interview: Does having a security clearance mean you have to give up those Web 2.0 tools?

    Thought our job seekers and online community may enjoy a Federal News Radio interview I did last week on the topic of security clearances and web 2.0 tools. This is a very pressing topic and concern these days and I have much to say about the subject in favor of using web 2.0 too… more

  • Pentagon Web site redesigned to appeal to younger audience

    Government Executive reported recently that the Department of Defense has launched its new website to take the place of the former which was geared toward an audience that was 45+. The new site includes many of the current social media tools to… more

  • The Marines are Social!

    We have to give kudos to Bob Brewin at NextGov for brining to light that we all goofed when we believed the ‘media reports’ that the Marine Corps was going to ban social networking. What a relief :) Glad to know the report was a goof. … more