Last week I reported the Pentagon inspector general had slapped a “For Official Use Only” stamp on a memo dealing with misclassification policies and procedures, an odd approach to information sharing.
Bridget Ann Serchak, public affairs chief for the IG, told me the FOUO label was a mistake, applied to the document only until the names of the folks who signed it had been redacted. (If you are a GS-15 or under, your name gets erased from documents posted to the Web.)
Bob Brewin joined Government Executive in April 2007, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience as a journalist focusing on defense issues and technology. Bob covers the world of defense and information technology for Nextgov, and is the author of the “What’s Brewin” blog.