On Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, special-operation forces often don the insignia of forces they accompany. On Friday, after Turkey complained, a spokesman called the action “unauthorized and inappropriate.”
When the above photo and another like it started making the rounds on the Internet, it didn't take long for it to go very, very viral. That led, inevitably, to this: Texts From Hillary -- which is simply awesome.
(Warning: This may not be fully safe for the federal workplace, so visit at your own risk.)
Update 4/10/12. 4:55 p.m.: Just when you thought this couldn't get any more awesome, the Secretary of State herself has weighed in with a submission of her own.
Tom Shoop is vice president and editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, where he oversees both print and online editorial operations. He started as associate editor of Government Executive magazine in 1989; launched the company’s flagship website, GovExec.com, in 1996; and was named editor in chief in 2007.
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