On The Record Online

usmcSocial 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.


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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