This is stunning: there is a four-star Marine Corps general who not only blogs but expects others to communicate directly to him via the blog. Like most hierarchies, the military has traditionally relied on its communications channels to funnel information to the top. General Cartwright appears to be breaking the mold. Curious to see how this will effect decisions. See post at The Daily Brief.
"When I post a question on my blog, I expect the person with the answer to post back. I do not expect the person with the answer to run it through you, your OIC [officer in command], the branch chief, the exec, the Division Chief and then get the garbled answer back before he or she posts it for me...."