The media around the world and the military


  • Facilitates remote interviews with commanders and subject matter experts engaged in fast-breaking news.

  • Links media to deployed military units.

  • Enables embedded journalists to transmit broadcast quality video from the field.

  • Fulfills requests for products quickly via satellite, fiber and the Internet.

  • Submits daily bulletins detailing archive additions and email alerts about breaking news.

  • Coordinates holiday greetings, “shout-outs” and special events programming involving soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines deployed to Operations New Dawn and Enduring Freedom.

  • Maintains a searchable archive of video, photo and print products.


DVIDS is a state-of-the-art, 24/7 operation that provides a timely, accurate and reliable connection between the media around the world and the military serving in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Qatar and and elsewhere around the world.

The DVIDS mission is to serve as a turnkey operation that facilitates requests for Public Affairs video, audio, still imagery and print products; coordinates interviews with soldiers and commanders in a combat zone and provides an archive for ongoing operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain.


Joe, how are you doing these days?

Thanks for asking, I am keeping busy writing articles and teaching Massachusetts Electrical Code updates.