After reports yesterday that military members will be allowed to access social media sites, a Pentagon official on Wednesday insisted that the Defense Department has not made a "final decision."
Nextgov reported on Tuesday that it had obtained a draft memo that said the military would allow members and their families to
Price Floyd, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, tweeted this morning:
Several media stoires (sic) out today on DoD access to social media sites. Just to be clear - no final decision has been made.
Military policy regarding social media sites has been in flux for some time.
The U.S. Strategic Command had issued a warning order in August suggesting that the Defense Department ban use of the sites such as Twitter and Facebook amongst military members to due security concerns.
The Marines later unilaterally barred its service members from the sites.