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The Day the Milblogs Stood Still

Don’t expect much in the way of military blogging today. In solidarity with C.J. Grisham, an Army noncommissioned officer and Iraq veteran whose widely read

Ceri Sinclair
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Dec 16, 2009

Don’t expect much in the way of military blogging today. In solidarity with C.J. Grisham, an Army noncommissioned officer and Iraq veteran whose widely read blog A Soldier’s Perspective is attracting pressure from the Army, lots of milblogs are going dark. That includes big ones like Blackfive and CDR Salamander. So if you want to razz them like an Internet gangster, you get a free shot; but I wouldn’t advise it.

Interestingly, Galrahn, one of Salamander’s cobloggers at the U.S. Naval Institute’s great great blog, tweeted some discomfort with the stance.

Ceri Sinclair | I promote contact between clients, consumers, and companies in order to complete projects. I have over 10 years of experience in management consulting, team building, professional development, strategic execution, and business engagement in both the public and private sectors. I've worked on projects for TechPoint International, Cyberry, and Induster.

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