Read this article from Richard Fernandez at The Belmont Club.
...Information warfare is so important that Dauber suggests that on the battlefield the priority of the combat soldier and combat cameraman have been reversed. No longer is it the job of the cameraman to support the military effort, it is the role of the military arm to set up the picture for the cameraman...(emphasis added)
Don't scoff at the significance of the "observe and report" function.
Make sure that you do before next spring's protests.