Blogging Soldier Gets Busted

While it’s OK for a journalist to snap photos and speak his mind about what’s happening on the ground in Iraq (see Kevin Site’s Blog), this National Guardsman’s honest talk about his experiences there have reportedly drawn the ire of THE MAN. BoingBoing reports on the demotion of guardsman Jason Hartley due to refusal to obey a command (stop blogging) and violation of OPSEC (operational security). Read his email about the whole process, and check out his blog – it’s a very good read.

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