23 Oct '13, 7pm

DoD 'Early Bird' news summary still shut down, fate uncertain: The Early Bird, the Defense Departmen... #airforce

The Early Bird, the Defense Department’s widely read summary of daily news reports, has been suspended pending an internal review. The influential list of news stories and links compiled by the Pentagon’s public affairs office was halted following the government shutdown on Oct. 1 and has not relaunched since the Pentagon resumed routine operations on Oct 17. The Defense Department’s public affairs directorate is “assessing the information products we provide to the department’s senior leadership,” said Army Col. Steven Warren, a Pentagon spokesman. The Early Bird has been published daily for years as a way to keep the military’s senior leaders, rank-and-file troops and civilian employees apprised of the latest news coverage on matters affecting the Defense Department. The Military Times distributes a sponsored version of the Early Bird to its subscribers. DoD’s public aff...

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