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Great moments in defense blogging

The Pentagon’s “Early Bird” (a compilation of defense news stories) yesterday carried an item from a blog. This was to my knowledge a first. The lucky blogger was Long War Journal ‘s Bill Roggio, who deserves the honor. There he was, item 27 of the EB of June 27, 2009.  A salute to Price Floyd, ...

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The Pentagon’s “Early Bird” (a compilation of defense news stories) yesterday carried an item from a blog. This was to my knowledge a first. The lucky blogger was Long War Journal ‘s Bill Roggio, who deserves the honor. There he was, item 27 of the EB of June 27, 2009. 

A salute to Price Floyd, the Pentagon’s new communications czar, for the new policy. I wonder where he used to work?

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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