TroopTube is the new online video site designed to help military families connect while miles apart. The site is designed for easy use, so you can quickly upload and share videos. 

TroopTube is sponsored by Military OneSource and approved by the DoD.


What is TroopTube? TroopTube is a new video-sharing site for troops and their families available through the Military OneSource Web site. Troop Tube is the only video-sharing site for military families sponsored by the Department of Defense. TroopTube extends the virtual military community by enabling service members and their families to connect with each other and share videos wherever they may be. How can I access TroopTube? Visit www.MilitaryOneSource.com and click on the TroopTube link. Once you're on the site, you will be required to register in order to view or post videos. During the registration process, you will be asked to identify your e-mail address, name, and service branch or affiliation. What kinds of videos can I post? Within guidelines, almost anything you want! TroopTube is for military families, allowing you to share videos about your family events, military events, and send and receive messages to deployed troops. Videos must fall within accepted boundaries of community standards and safety. TroopTube will not post videos that compromise military missions, nor will TroopTube post videos featuring graphic violence and obscenity. TroopTube adopts standards proposed in DoD Directive 5230.9: Clearance of DoD Information for Public Release. Videos are limited to 5 minutes or 20MB. Which file types does TroopTube accept? TroopTube accepts most video file types, including .mov files. Videos are limited to 5 minutes or 20MB. What are the system requirements to post and view videos?

  • Operating Systems
    • Windows 2000
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista (including recent service packs)
    • Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
  • Browsers
    • Internet Explorer 5.0+
    • Firefox 1.1+
    • Safari 1.0+
    • Google Chrome 1.0+
  • Media Players
    • Adobe Flash Version 9.115
  • Internet Connection
    • Broadband connection with 500+ Kbps
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