Strategic Communication in the Department of Defense

Thorp IV, Frank
April 2007
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Spring2007, Issue 45, p2
The article offers information on the need for a continuous process of the strategic communication (SC) in the Department of Defense in the U.S. According to military experts, effective communication must build upon coordinated actions and information which include emphasis on accuracy, consistency, veracity, timeliness, and transparency in word and deeds. Strategic process involves determining the nature of operations, the SC philosophy, and the four-phase process.


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