Uncover Your Army Strong Story at BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010

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The U.S. Army invites you to uncover your Army Strong story at the BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010, taking place Oct. 14-16 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Take a physical challenge with real drill sergeants. Swap tips and experiences with Soldier bloggers. Or record a video story about what the Army means to you.

The U.S. Army invites you to uncover your Army Strong story at the BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010, taking place Oct. 14-16 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Take a physical challenge with real drill sergeants. Swap tips and experiences with Soldier bloggers. Or record a video story about what the Army means to you.

For a second year, U.S. Army Accessions Command (USAAC) is sponsoring the Military Blog Track and hosting the Army Strong Bloggers’ Lounge on the exhibit floor of the world’s largest social media conference.

Soldier bloggers will be available to talk about the Army’s use of digital and social media, including its signature blog and story-sharing program, http://www.armystrongstories.com. Currently more than 450 Soldiers from a diverse range of backgrounds and Army careers are sharing their authentic perspective on daily life in the military. Army Strong Stories also features written and video story submissions from Soldiers and supporters. Whether someone is a Soldier, Soldier's spouse, family member, friend or troop supporter, they can visit the Army Strong Stories community and share their story.

BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010 again incorporates a military-focused conference track on Oct. 14 with panels led by key military bloggers and influencers, sponsored by the U.S. Army. You can follow the conversation on the Army’s digital platforms: http://www.armystrongstories.com , http://www.twitter.com/goarmy , http://www.facebook.com/goarmy and http://www.goarmy.com.

The Army also will release a new infographic at BlogWorld, highlighting the latest stats and facts about the award-winning Army Strong Stories program, which was recently awarded a PR News Platinum PR Award in the “Blog” category.

About the U.S. Army Accessions Command (USAAC)
The U.S. Army Accessions Command (USAAC) meets the human resource needs of the Army by recruiting volunteers into the Army to become officers, warrant officers, and enlisted Soldiers. In providing the annual manpower for the congressionally-mandated force, the 18,400 men and women of Accessions Command are continuously looking for the best ways to tell the Army story and find the best and the brightest who want to lead and serve. Commanded by Lt. Gen. Benjamin C. Freakley, USAAC is located at Fort Knox, Ky.

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