American servicemen urged to remove from their social media accounts information that they are servicemen

The Islamic State is working to inspire sympathizers inside the U.S. to target and kill American servicemen at home, according to new intelligence.

Fearing an attack like the one carried out by an ISIS-supporter on Canada’s parliament two months ago, which resulted in the death of a uniformed soldier, U.S. officials are asking servicemen to scrub their social media accounts of anything that might identify them as a member of the military.

The FBI and [Department of Homeland Security] recommend that current and former members of the military review their online social media accounts for any information that might serve to attract the attention of ISIL [ISIS] and its supporters,’ the joint memo obtained by ABC News said…

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  • Exile1981

    How about rather than scrubbing social media we remove the supporters of ISIS from the country and secure the borders.

    • Maggat

      How about rather than scrubbing social media we remove the supporters of ISIS from the planet.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    How about we scrub ISIS from the Internet?
    If we really wanted to, we could.
    The DOD issues lots of pronouncement that get ignored, as likely this one will.

  • attention

    How about we have a military owned Facebook for those who have served?

  • Allan L

    In other words, submit to Islam

  • Freedom

    How about always be aware and always carry a weapon.

  • Alain

    When your military and your police have to go into hiding, you have lost the war, and this applies to every single country in the West.