Friday, January 9, 2009

More on Military Blogging

Now that SEC football season is officially over and before I get too involved in the SEC football recruiting blogs, I thought I'd take another look at Military Blogging. Lets start with the unofficial blogs. There are lots out there and one of the biggest hosting sites is Milblogging.com. Here's a neat post from Newsweek's David Botti called "New Looks at Military Blogging". Botti mentions a great article from the Columbia Journalism Review called "Blogging the Long War". The article "Muddy Boots IO: The Rise of Soldier Blogs" by MAJ Elizabeth L. Robbins is also well worth reading.

This is starting to sound like a webliography, so now I'll list a few CAC and CGSC blogs not mentioned in my 2 January 2009 Military Blogging post.

CGSC History Department Blog - provides a forum in which CGSC Students, the Army at large, academia, and the general public can engage with the DMH faculty in a dialogue that will help all involved develop a better understanding of military history. My thoughts -I like this blog's variety of historical topics and hope it continues to grow.

Military Review - Military Review provides a forum for the open exchange of ideas about military matters of importance to the U.S. Army with a focus on the concepts, doctrine, and warfighting at the tactical and operational levels of war. My thoughts - not a lot of content but their posts revolve around the publication of new issues of "Military Review".

Reflections From Dr Jack - Dr. Jack is a Supervisory Professor in the Department of Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Operations at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. My thoughts - Good content on a variety of topics.

CARL Book Beacon - Blog of the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL). Provides info on books, resources, and general info about the CARL. We hope to expand in the areas of content, quality of posts, and variety of topics covered. My thoughts - Totally Awesome! Give that dude a raise.

Enjoy! My thoughts in this blog are my personal opinions and not endorsed by the management of the Combined Arms Research Library, the US Army Command and General Staff College, or the Department of the Army.

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