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Department of Army Monitoring MEDEVAC Articles

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15 February 2012

The following message was issued behind closed doors by the Department of Army (DA).  It pertains to media coverage of the MEDEVAC debacle.  There is no foul in monitoring the articles, but the inside glimpse is interesting.

TAMPA TRIBUNE COVERS MEDEVAC STORY WITH LOCAL ANGLE:

Howard Altman, Tampa Tribune, is doing a story about one local woman's interest in the MEDEVAC issue and how it got her connected with Michael Yon, also a Florida resident. MRD OIL Team provided context and quotes as available in current

RTQs. Referred questions on the reporter's questions on catastrophic injuries to MEDCOM.

---END DA email---

Acronyms:
DA = Department of the Army
MRD = Media Relations Division
OIL Team = Operations, Intelligence, Logistics (a department in MRD)

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  • This commment is unpublished.
    Mike Barnett · 6 years ago
    Howard Altman is one of the few journalists who seem to treat the military fairly in his writings. I'm looking forward to seeing what his article says and have already emailed him to see if I can get a heads up on when the article will be released.
  • This commment is unpublished.
    J@helicopter models · 6 years ago
    I haven't read Howard's work but its kinda interesting to me.
  • This commment is unpublished.
    Jeff · 6 years ago
    UK Daily Mail has picked up the story.

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