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Crispin Burke

Crispin Burke is a military officer and blogger. His views are his own, and not those of the Defense Department.

The Army Wants to Let Troops off the ‘Digital Leash.’ That’s Easier Said Than Done.

Gen. Mark Milley’s injunction against IT-enabled micromanagement will require leaders at all levels to re-think what it means to be part of the profession of arms.


No, Social Media Isn’t Hurting the Army

In a rebuttal to ‘Unplug, Soldier!’, one officer explains how online time builds bonds in more ways than one.