MRE President Kelly Kennedy, who covers health and medical issues for the Military Times papers and is also the author of the recently released book “They Fought for Each Other: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Hardest Hit Unit in Iraq,” offers some logistical tips for covering the military and war.
The number of journalists killed so far in 2013 is up to 45, according to the latest information from the Committee to Protect Journalists. … [Read More...]
The daily news is rife with treachery and danger: multiple wars, simmering revolutions, natural and unnatural disasters and random acts of violence. It's enough to make one curl up in a fetal position and avoid the outside world altogether. … [Read More...]
When writing about the aircraft carrier, USS George Washington, supporting relief efforts in The Philippines, drop the standard PAO response that it carries "more than 80 planes." … [Read More...]
The Littoral Combat Ship USS Freedom's crew cut cake Nov. 8 in Singapore celebrating its fifth year of being commissioned. Two days later, the mechanically plagued ship was still sitting dockside because of electrical problems with its propulsion … [Read More...]
The Associated Press sent out a tip today: "Veterans Day is the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I in 1918. The federal legal holiday is Nov. 11." That's incorrect. … [Read More...]