- Jul 6, 2005
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Are these a conduit to the truth or a comprimise in our National Security? Are they freedom of speech or an aid to insurgents and terrorists? Is shutting them down good or bad?U.S. military 'shuts down' soldiers' blogs
Troops are detailing their experiences in online journals,
but military says some are revealing too much
BY JOSEPH MALLIA STAFF WRITER January 2, 2006
Letters home filled with tales of death and danger, bravery and boredom are a wartime certainty.
And now, as hundreds of soldiers overseas have started keeping Internet journals about the heat, the homesickness, the bloodshed, word speeds from the battlefront faster than ever.
More and more, though, U.S. military commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan are clamping down on these military Web logs, known as milblogs.