15 February 2012
The following message was issued behind closed doors by the Department of Army (DA). It pertains to media coverage of the MEDEVAC debacle. There is no foul in monitoring the articles, but the inside glimpse is interesting.
TAMPA TRIBUNE COVERS MEDEVAC STORY WITH LOCAL ANGLE:
Howard Altman, Tampa Tribune, is doing a story about one local woman’s interest in the MEDEVAC issue and how it got her connected with Michael Yon, also a Florida resident. MRD OIL Team provided context and quotes as available in current
RTQs. Referred questions on the reporter’s questions on catastrophic injuries to MEDCOM.
—END DA email—
DA = Department of the Army
MRD = Media Relations Division
OIL Team = Operations, Intelligence, Logistics (a department in MRD)