How the Marine Corps Empowered Online Ambassadors through Social Media Policy [Case Study]

military social media rules

Making the Marine Corps Social Media Policy was as political as it was practical. To integrate shared social media into wartime communications, the US Department of Defense made a public affairs decision to relax their military social media rules and prohibit command from blocking access to social media indefinitely on their nonclassified network. Getting that…

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Governance and Use of Social Media in the USMC

The United States Marine Corps has long recognized the value and risk of enabling Marines to communicate from theaters of combat with loved ones. Today, the Marines have two networks they use for communications. One is classified, and the other is non-classified. Social media communications are limited to the non-classified network. That said, Marines in…

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