Google (I think) has a company motto : "Don't be evil."
Perhaps the modern military should adopt the motto: "Don't be Stupid."
Maybe it's time for COs to take away all cameras (including those in smart-phones).
So many of the young men and women deployed to combat zones today have grown so comfortable with the technology and the concept of the "social media" that they think nothing of sharing almost anything. It's too bad that the concept of restraint hasn't been introduced to the mix.
If you worry about our young warriors doing this, then you have to be concerned with what life is going to be like for them (and everyone else) when they rotate home. Come on folks, these kids have been given guns and taught to use them.
I once had a passenger who was associated with the Wounded Warrior Project. On the ride into DC, we both reflected on what's been done to to a portion of this whole generation of young people. "We've created a generation of killers," she sadly remarked.
As we continue to place blame and denigrate nearly every segment of our society, from every side of the political spectrum, I sadly wonder what we will reap.