On January 5, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. EST, DoDLive hosted a Bloggers Roundtable with Pentagon Press Secretary, Dr. George Little and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Media Operations, Capt. John Kirby. They discussed the Defense Strategic Guidance announced by President Barack Obama, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey that morning. The team provided a summary of the strategy and took questions from bloggers.
Participating on the call were: Dr. Andrew Lubin from Leatherneck Magazine; Christopher Radin from the The Long War Journal; Gail Harris from Foreign Policy Blog; Chuck Simmins from North Shore Journal; John Doyle from 4G War Blog; and Walter Pincus from the Washington Post.