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What is a blog?

A Weblog, which is usually shortened to blog, is a website where regular entries are made (such as in a journal or diary) and presented in reverse chronological order.  Blogs often offer commentary or news on a particular subject, such as technology, politics, or local news; some function as more personal online diaries.  A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, web pages, and other media related to its topic.  Most blogs are primarily textual although many focus on photographs, videos, or audio.

Some blogs are very focused on the personal writing of the author.  Others take an editorial approach, as editors search the Web looking for interesting content.  On their blogs, they may then write up a short comment and link to this content.  Others use blogs as a collaborative tool among a defined group of people who work together on a specific product or issue.  Read more about blogs on Wikipedia.org.

Another form of blogging is the microblog.  As its name suggests, microblogging is simply writing extremely short blog posts in the vein of text messaging.  The messages can either be viewed by anyone or by a restricted group that is chosen by the user.

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SOS TGIF!!!
Larry - Friday, October 08, 2010 Category: Survivor Outreach Updates

Hello all,

 

Thank God It's Friday! We have a long weekend because of Columbus Day and then a short week next week. There have been some new and really interesting articles published this week and I'll provide links to several... (Read More)

Fanny Mae helps Military homeowners
Larry - Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Category: Survivor Outreach Updates

27 September... (Read More)

Survivors, volunteers of SOS program join other military families at Lt. Dan Band concert
Larry - Friday, September 24, 2010 Category: Survivor Outreach Updates

Here is a brand new article that was just put out by the Ft Wainwright Public Affairs Office in reference to an event that Survivors and volunteers attended. The event featured Gary Sinise and the Lt Dan Band.
 

FORT WAINWRIGHT,... (Read More)

Upcoming Survivor Outreach Services Events
Larry - Thursday, September 23, 2010 Category: Survivor Outreach Updates

Hello all, (Read More)

Welcome to the Survivor Outreach Services blog
Larry - Thursday, September 23, 2010 Category: Survivor Outreach Updates

Hello all,

My name is Larry and I am the ViewPoints! manager for the Army Survivor Outreach Services program. I plan to update this blog on a regular basis and post new articles from around the wolrd and events that are put on for, or by,... (Read More)

Fort Lee officer featured on Gold Star Mother’s Day Poster
Larry - Thursday, September 23, 2010 Category: Survivor Outreach Updates
 
iReport —
Opportunity to Volunteer and Help.
Michelle - Friday, July 09, 2010 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

I was on a plane the other day & read a good article about a non-profit organization called... (Read More)

Celebrating Military Children
Michelle - Friday, April 16, 2010 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

April is the “Month of the Military Child.” Since it began in 1986, the Department of Defense (DOD) has... (Read More)

Volunteering - A Way of Life
Michelle - Friday, April 02, 2010 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

Volunteering is part of the American way of life. Army Volunteers contribute... (Read More)

Raising Teenagers!
Michelle - Friday, March 19, 2010 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

When parenting teens, quality family time can be difficult.  Our kids don't necessarily want to... (Read More)

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