The Department of Defense Social Media team was created to facilitate DoD’s participation in online and social media communications. Our team manages a number of platforms, including this blog, that enable commands and organizations throughout the services and DoD to provide information about their missions and activities to service members, their families and loved ones, and the American public. The social media team also serves as an incubator for new communication tools, continually seeking additional means of providing information in a way that is transparent and enables audience participation. Our team is always available to discuss emerging technologies and assist public affairs officers in incorporating social media and newly emergent tools into their communications activities. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Social Media team is part of Defense Media Activity, which operates a number of information tools, such as DoD News, The Pentagon Channel, American Forces Press Service, “Stars and Stripes” newspaper, American Forces Radio and Television Service, and hosts hundreds of websites for the Department of Defense and military services. DMA is a field activity of the Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.