Legendary military publication Stars and Stripes will continue the work it’s after the Department of Defense announced a reversal of plans to slash the publication’s budget and shutter its newsroom.
The reversal, announced Thursday by acting Defense Media Activity Director Col. Paul Haverstick, was first reported by Stars and Stripes reporter Steve Beynon.
BREAKING: Acting DMA Director, Col Haverstick verbally announced that the August 2020 direction to discontinue publishing of Stars and Stripes content on Oct. 1 2020, and to dissolve the organization by Jan. 31 2021 was rescinded.
— Steve Beynon (@StevenBeynon)
“We are drafting a memo,” following the sudden about-face.
A Pentagon memo earlier this month revealed plans to cut funding to