Fort Detrick
Public Affairs Office (PAO)
Social Media

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Social Media Pocket Guide

PURPOSE: This pocket guide provides precautionary and protective measures designed to mitigate the risk of using social networking sites.

BACKGROUND: In light of the threats on social media against Soldiers and their families by terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also called ISIS), the Department of the Army has published social media messages and precautions. This pocket guide provides precautions and recommended practices to help protect our Soldiers and families.

Download the Social Media Pocket Guide (PDF)
Download a Social Media Poster (PDF)


Facebook - is a social networking website. The Army utilizes Facebook's sharing capability to reach thousands of "Fans," to expose them to the latest Army articles, photos, links and messages.


Twitter - is a social networking and microblogging website. The Army uses Twitter to interact with their thousands of "Followers" by providing them links to breaking news, popular media, and discussions about the Army.

Follow Us on Twitter Fort Detrick


Flickr - is an image and video hosting website. The Army uses Flickr to share the incredible imagery of Soldiers and Civilians in support of our nation.

View our photos on flickr Fort Detrick USAG

View our photos on flickr Fort Detrick Family & MWR

View our photos on flickr Fort Detrick PAO


YouTube - is a video sharing website. The Army uses YouTube to share news and video messages with their thousands of "Subscribers" from around the world.

Visit our YouTube channel Fort Detrick

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