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Tweets on Fort Hood

As soon as the Fort Hood shootings took place, the Army requested that all inquiries and information was to be through new media communication (i.e,. twitter, email, etc.) This was a significant policy evolution in military communications with military and civilians. Read CNN’s article by Doug Gross.

To read more:

CNN:  Follow Friday: Tweets on Fort Hood, the military

ABC News:  Ft. Hood Soldier Causes Stir on Twitter

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