DMA/DVIDS is a state-of-the-art, 24/7 operation that provides a timely, accurate and reliable connection between the media
around the world and the military serving worldwide.
Through a network of portable Ku-band satellite transmitters, and various fiber/IP connections located worldwide and a media distribution hub,
DVIDS makes available real-time broadcast-quality video, still images and print products as well as immediate
interview opportunities with service members, commanders and subject matter experts.
WHAT WE DO
Facilitate interviews with military personnel and subject matter experts engaged in fast-breaking news.
Link local, national and international media to military units around the world.
Enable embedded journalists to transmit broadcast-quality video from the field.
Fulfill requests for products quickly via satellite, fiber and the Internet.
Coordinate holiday greetings, “shout-outs” and special events programming involving U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines around the world.
Maintain a searchable archive of video, photo, news articles and audio products.
Make content available on a variety of external platforms including social media channels, apps and podcasts.
The DVIDS mission is to serve as a turnkey operation that facilitates requests for US government produced video, audio, still imagery and print products;
coordinates interviews with service members, commanders, government spokespersons and provides an archive for ongoing worldwide operations.