MRE Conference March 31, 2017

Save the Date! Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, will kick off Military, Reporters and Editors’ 2017 conference at 9 a.m., March 31. Hyten, who has led the command since November 2016 and previously served as the head of Air Force Space Command, will speak about the Defense Department’s efforts to modernization the nuclear triad. The conference, which will include a mix of news maker and professional … [Read More...]

Polk Awards

Long Island University (LIU) announced the winners of the 67th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism. Included were these journalists who covered the military and conflicts around the world. … [Read More...]

2015 & 2016 Journalism contest is open.

The annual MRE Journalism Contest and Awards recognize outstanding military reporting in several categories. Highlight your work that was published or broadcasted from Jan. 1, 2015 to Dec. 31, 2016; two years. 

Pentagon’s Law of War manual revises military journalists’ status

The Pentagon has revised its Law of War manual. Concerns were raised by Military Reporters & Editors Association members last year at the organization’s conference when the manual was initially released. Sections of the manual were written in such a manner that field commanders could classify civilian journalists as enemy combatants. “Military, Reporters & Editors was […]