...Can't say that I blame him.
A good read on how some bureaucratic apparatchiks just don't "get it" when it comes to information dissemination these days.
An alternative explanation, a much darker one, is these same asshats are actively working to undermine the US military image and information dissemination whenever possible. Someone perhaps looking to suck up to the MSM for job later on wouldn't do that now would they? No way ;->