Air Force, Army Follow Rumsfeld's Lead With Leak Warnings

By Dan Dupont / August 21, 2002 at 5:00 AM
Top Air Force and Army officials are following the lead of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and aggressively warning their personnel not to leak classified or sensitive information to the press. In a much-publicized July 12 memo, Rumsfeld asked the leaders of the services and the defense agencies for their help in stopping leaks. Over the last few weeks, the Army and the Air Force have issued separate service-wide warnings of the dangers of releasing classified information. "At best, such leaks...

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