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Copyright, Photos, & Videos

Examples: Photos & Videos

  1. YES, IF: Official military photos and videos or content that comes from an entity contracted by the DOD or military are permitted as long as they have been released for public use and credit is given to the photographer or videographer.
  2. YES, IF: Your photos and videos are permitted IF they are OPSEC compliant.
  3. YES, IF: Your photos and videos of military members taken during boot camp, SOI, or MOS graduation ceremonies, other military-sanctioned family events, or public ceremonies ARE permitted IF the event is open to family members and/or the public.
  4. NOT PERMITTED: Your photos and videos of the military member in uniform with a weapon are NOT permitted. The exception being when your military member is in uniform with a weapon for ceremonial purposes, i.e., weddings, military balls, etc.
  5. NOT PERMITTED: Your photos and videos of recruits or military member during any training are NOT permitted.
  6. CAUTION: For your photos and videos of the military member which are permitted, WE strongly encourage you to blur or remove any visible name tapes; if you’re unsure if this is necessary, ask your military member for his/her preference. If you tag your military member in the photo and it adds his/her first and last name, or if a photo from social media shows his/her user name, ask your military member first. We discourage publishing your military member’s last name in any social media.
  7. We reserve the right to remove any photo or video for any reason without further explanation.
  8. We imply your permission to reshare photos and videos within our groups or Linked page keeping OPSEC and PERSEC compliance.