US Army General challenges the military to embrace new media at Milblogging Conference

“We need to change the organisational culture of our military. A culture that emphasises control of all pertinent events within our battlespace. And yet the stark realisation is that we cannot control all aspects of this new media…”

This is an extract from a video of Lieutenant General William Caldwell speaking at the recent Milblogging Conference in Las Vegas.
The video is essential viewing if you want an insight into the progressive end of US military thinking on new media.
[video:youtube:dhmEDtPjuzs] With thanks to Matt Armstrong at Mountain Runner who, in the roundabout way that makes blogging work, pointed me in the direction of the video.