There’s one war where the Army has won every skirmish, every firefight, every battle, and every engagement.
That is the war against email attachments.
Luckily, they still allow soldiers to send JPGs of their junk to friends, family, and coworkers.
In accordance with NETCOM guidance 2004-11A,
AKO has begun stripping files with the following extensions:
.ace, .ad, .ade, .adp, .asp, .b64, .bas, .bat, .bhx, .ceo,
.ce0, .chm, .com, .cmd, .cpl, .crt, .dbx, .dll, .dot, .eml, .exe,
.hlp, .hqx, .hta, .inf, .ins, .js, .jse, .lnk, .mdb, .mde, .mim, .msi,
.msp, .nch, .ocx, .pi, .pif, .rar, .reg, .scr, .sct, .shb, .shs, .upx, .url,
.uue, .uu, .vbe, .vbs, .vss, .vst, .vsw, .wmi, .ws, .wsc, .wsf,
.wsh, .xxe, and .zip.
Since this is an Army policy, AKO will not be able to grant exceptions.
Note: AKO stands for Army Knowledge Online.