U.S. Navy inks $97 million media relations contract

The U.S. Navy will pay Alion Science and Technology $97 million to provide the Chief of Navy Information Office with media relations, community outreach, management and public relations for Fleet Week, and a suite of IT-related services, according to a report by Defense Industry Daily . The Pentagon recently jumped into social media with an official blogging platform and social networking strategies for US forces in Afghanistan. But the question is: How does a company like Alion—that is so well-ver…

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