Social Media Communications at the United States Marine Corps

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Social media at the US Dept. of Defense with Gregory Reeder, Director, Marine Corps Internal Communications at Defense Media Activity and Editor-in-Chief at Marines Magazine, United States Marine Corps.

SHOW NOTES:

01:48 – How the USMC is coping with the shift from official to unofficial communications channels.

04:27 – Gregory Reeder clarifies the USMC’s decision to block access to social media from the U.S. Department of Defense’s non classified computer network.

06:14 – Gregory Reeder discusses how compromising Information for Official Use only could impact operational effectiveness, even thought he information is non classified.

07:41 – How the Defense Information School is preparing service members to use social media through regimented training.

10:02 – Selling social media to the command at the top of the Pentagon.

14:43 – The DoD’s new social media policy.

15:58 – The www.marines.mil website and how the USMC is doing their best to develop a common online community for Marines to network online.

17:26 – The recently established DoD new media cell and opening access. 

18:51 – Arming Marines with weapons and cameras.

21:17 – Practicing maximum disclosure with minimum delay on internet time.

23:15 – Leveraging social media without jeopardizing operational security.

24:55  – End

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