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The 2015 Military Reporters and Editors conference will be held Oct. 9, 2015 at the Army and Navy Club in downtown Washington, D.C. Adm. Harry Harris, commander of US Pacific Command, will be the keynote.   Registration powered...
Congratulations to all those who submitted their work to the MRE Journalism Contest. Below are the winners, and the judges' comments. The Joe Galloway Award David Wood of Huffington Post for a powerful, fascinating, thoroughly reported, humanized and particularly well-written, well-produced...
CENTCOM has released the Bales incident report after an FOIA request was made. Below is the link to the PDF file. Note: This is an extremely large PDF file, and may take several minutes to open, depending on your Internet...
The Pentagon’s massive new Law of War Manual drew criticism from the New York Times editorial board on Monday for its section on how to treat journalists, which the Times said would “make their work more dangerous, cumbersome and subject...
Vietnam Revisited by Don North Wars are fought twice — once on the battlefield and again in our memory. The Vietnam War was a battle of memory, history and truth — and the stakes are still high. Honest reporting can shape our...
MRE Board Member’s Spec Ops Combat Coverage Becomes Hollywood Movie A Hollywood film about MRE board member Alex Quade, called “Danger Close” is currently in production.   The Hollywood Reporter says the documentary feature is fully funded, and will be distributed worldwide...
Mark your calendars. The MRE conference is scheduled for Oct. 9, 2015 at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. The Oct. 8 evening event will have authors and editors to talk about book publishing. More info to follow.
We got some good news from the CENTCOM FOIA office today. The office today wrote they are expediting our request and plan to release the Bales 15-6 investigation in mid-August. Requester Notification Letter FOIA 15-0257
HONOLULU — As America and the world commemorate the centennial of World War I, one U.S. state is in danger of losing a memorial to its veterans killed in action. MRE member, Alex Quade, reports. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qR6iAyI6H4&w=560&h=315] The city of Honolulu...
Fights between reporters and editors are classic. Reporters don’t trust editors, and editors don’t trust reporters. That little observation is by way of commenting on what has to be about the worst reporter-editor rift in the history of journalism. That’s...

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