Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Don't Leave Home Without It

From Behind the Homefront:

Plastic wallet cards that offer talking points for media interviews are standard issue for Army soldiers leaving for Iraq and are part of a stepped-up media-training program for soldiers, The News & Observer of Raleigh and Editor & Publisher reported.

"Talking point" cards for military personnel, meanwhile, are being updated regularly as the war progresses - often as much as once a week - to keep up with the conflict's changing issues and the proximity of embedded reporters. Among the current talking points: "We are a values-based, people-focused team that strives to uphold the dignity and respect of all."

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