Militaries embracing "Social Media"

Wednesday - 8/24/2011, 4:48pm EDT

It's primarily viewed as a tool to promote their activities, but it appears now there are substantive discussions in the U.S. about how to use certain platforms as secure communications tools. During a recent two-day exchange between U.S. and Bahamian military officials, Stacey Knott, NORAD and USNORTHCOM Public Affairs Social Media specialist said the goal was to help Bahamian Defense force learn from U.S. mistakes and successes.