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  I'm uploading previous posts, trying a new template, and getting everything turned back on. Bear with me as I continue to tweak.

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"We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm."
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  • Deployed
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I arrived back at ISAF Headquarters in January, 2012, and am serving as a Strategic Communication Planner as a part of my SAMS utilization tour. This is the third time I have been assigned to this HQ - first with ISAF 5 (Canadian-led) and then with ISAF 6 (Eurocorps-led). My intent was to do occasional posts while here, but for a number of reasons I decided to take a hiatus. I have been keeping my own notes on relevant StratComm…

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I was interested in seeing what Google + was all about just like the rest of the techno-social-media-geek world was. After receiving an invite and working on it a day or two, my initial impression was that it was just GoogleBook. Yet another stream of information, links, funny photos and videos, people talking about Google +, people talking about other people talking about Google +, yadda yadda yadda. I wanted something that made me more productive, something that helped me get things…

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  • design . KC . sams .

We are starting the Design portion of the curriculum here at SAMS, and to kick things off we had an orientation to the topic of Design by some of the members of Populous, a global design practice with an office in Kansas City. Populous, among other things, was responsible for the LiveStrong Stadium here in Kansas City that is now home to the MLS team KC Sporting. The intent of the brief was to explain the process of how they…

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