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Old 07-07-2020, 03:14 AM   #3
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The military regularly limits dissemination of information that may adversely reflect on the military. Gag orders are issued to those involved and records are designated FOUO.* I was even subjected to a gag order following an an aircraft crash that killed a SF A-Team. In the case of 1LT Lorance, publicity would have propaganda value to adversaries and a detrimental effect on allies.

* For Official Use Only (FOUO) is a document designation, not a classification. This designation is used by Department of Defense and a number of other federal agencies to identify information or material which, although unclassified, may not be appropriate for public release.
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