The Military and Web 2.0: Falling Behind and Thriving?

In two separate articles last week, our Armed Forces received a mixed review on their use of Web 2.0 tools:

The first article, Army Secretary: We’re Falling Behind, declares:

“Senior Army leaders have fallen behind the breakneck development of cheap digital communications including cell phones, digital cameras and Web 2.0 Internet sites such as blogs and Facebook, Army Secretary Pete Geren said at a trade conference on July 10. That helps explain how “just one man in a cave that’s hooked up to the Internet has been able to out-communicate the greatest communications society in the history of the world — the United States,” Geren said, according to Inside Defense.”

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