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Marine charged after nude-photo sharing scandal

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A Marine has been charged in the highly-publicized scandal in which Marines shared explicit images of female troops through a private Facebook group, Military.com Continue reading

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Convicted soldier Chelsea Manning will stay on active duty

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The Army says that when transgender solider Chelsea Manning is released from military prison on Wednesday she will remain on active duty in a special status, pending her final appellate review. Continue reading

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Navy: Officer hazed sailors, called 1 ‘Charlie Brown’

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A U.S. Navy officer charged with hazing and maltreatment of sailors is facing a general court martial. Continue reading

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Trump Calls Destroyer Commanders to Thank Them for Syria Strikes

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President Donald Trump thanked Cmdrs. Russell Caldwell and Andria Slough, commanding officers of the Ross and Porter respectively. Continue reading

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5 Things to Start Your Week

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Here are five news stories and events to start your week. Continue reading

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Carrier Strike Group Sails Toward Korea After North’s Missile Test

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The Carl Vinson carrier strike group was ordered to cancel planned port visits in Australia and head toward the Korean peninsula. Continue reading

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SGLI System Upgrade Allows Troops to Make Changes at Home

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U.S. sailors are now able to update their SGLI) information online, a major upgrade from the previous, old-fashioned method. Continue reading

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First Two Marines Punished in Facebook Probe; Dozens More Investigated

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The Marine Corps has taken its first punitive action as part of an effort to crack down on misogynistic internet postings. Continue reading

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The Most Read Stories This Week on Military.com

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Here’s a look at the most popular stories this week on Military.com. Continue reading

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US Launches Cruise Missile Strike on Syria

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The U.S. military has launched cruise missiles at targets in Syria in response to the recent deadly chemical attack against civilians. Continue reading

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Two-Star: Poor Communication May Have Spurred Pilots’ Refusal to Fly

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Rear Adm. DeWolfe Miller said the decision may reflect a lack of info about how much the service is doing to address the problem. Continue reading

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Marine sergeant to face court martial in recruit’s death

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The U.S. Marine Corps says a gunnery sergeant faces a court martial in connection with the death of a recruit at a South Carolina training base. Continue reading

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Five Marines Walk Away From CH-53 ‘Hard Landing’ in Yuma

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The helo was conducting a training mission in support of Yuma’s Weapons and Tactics Instructor school when the mishap took place. Continue reading

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More Drill Instructors Accused of Hazing to Face Court-Martial

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The Marine Corps has formally charged former two drill instructors accused of hazing recruits at Parris Island in South Carolina. Continue reading

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Navy Announces Two-Day Grounding for T-45s After Pilot Strike

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The pause will allow time for the Navy leadership to speak with the pilots, listen to concerns, and discuss risk mitigations. Continue reading

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Budget Woes Threaten Marine Corps Plan to Defeat Enemy Drones

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A yearlong continuing resolution would threaten the Marine Corps’ strategy to counter enemy unmanned aerial systems. Continue reading

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Marines Killed in Chattanooga Shooting to Receive Heroism Medal

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Two Marines who died during a shooting in Chattanooga will receive a medal the service reserves for acts of non-combat heroism. Continue reading

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Marines to Offer Retention Bonuses for F-35, V-22, F-18 Pilots

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The Marine Corps is set to offer retention bonuses for aviators for the first time since 2011. Continue reading

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Memo to the Marine Corps: Don’t Pretend It’s Just a PR Problem

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Following almost every scandal, the person, company or government entity responsible is tempted chalk it up as “a PR problem.” Continue reading

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Marine Corps Reviews Chow Hall Options as Fitness Division Activates

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In a push to develop a more holistically healthy force, the Marine Corps is creating a Force Fitness Division. Continue reading

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In Leadership Push, Navy Nixes Most Computer-Based General Training

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The Navy wants annual training on topics such as suicide prevention to be more than a ritual of clicking and scrolling. Continue reading

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Deadly Hornet Crash Result of Low Dive During Strafing Run

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The mishap appeared to be the result of a controlled flight into terrain, according to a newly released investigation. Continue reading

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Marine Trademark Office Quietly Joins Fight Against Online Misogyny

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The Marine Corps Trademark and Licensing Office has taken on Disgruntled Decks, a game filled with inside jokes and crass humor. Continue reading

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Sailor Briefly in Irish Custody After Alleged Sexual Assault

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A U.S. sailor is in the hands of the Navy after being taken into custody by Irish authorities on suspicion of sexual assault. Continue reading

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Marines, Navy Eye Mandatory Separation Review for Online Offenders

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The personnel chiefs for the Navy and Marine Corps revealed Tuesday that both services are considering updating their policies. Continue reading

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Lawmaker: ‘Hatred and Misogyny’ Behind Photo-Sharing Scandal

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Speier brought the harassment of women by male Marines and vets on Facebook groups to the attention of Gen. Jim Amos in 2013. Continue reading

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After Marine Photo Scandal, Services Issue Social Media Guidelines

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U.S. military leaders sent out guidance to personnel about online conduct in the wake of a recent nude-photo sharing scandal. Continue reading

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In Marine Photo Scandal, Evidence Can Quickly Disappear

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CIS Division Chief Curtis Evans highlighted the challenges of prosecuting offenders when evidence can be deleted in an instant. Continue reading

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Lawmaker: Corps Has Yet to Grasp Scope of ‘Marines United’ Scandal

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Rep. Mac Thornberry said he believes the thorny problems at the heart of the scandal have yet to be fully grasped by the service. Continue reading

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Lawmaker to Introduce Bill Criminalizing Military ‘Revenge Porn’

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Rep. Speier plans to announce legislation that would make it a crime for service members to share nude photos without consent. Continue reading

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About 500 Accessed Drive With Nude Photos of Marines: Neller

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NCIS determined that 500 members of the Marines United group followed a link to a drive containing nude photos of female Marines. Continue reading

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Corps to Update Social Media Rules in Wake of Marines United Scandal

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The Marines’ top officer has sent a “White Letter” ordering the service’s leaders to support victims of illicit photo sharing. Continue reading

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How a Unique Nerve Graft Saved a Marine Hero’s Arm

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Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Coleone is one of the first patients in the world to receive a 70mm nerve grafts to repair his arm. Continue reading

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Commandant to Marines: Report Social Media Harassment, Abuse

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The service’s top officer is speaking out, urging troops to self-police internet activity and report bad behavior. Continue reading

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Among Marine Vets Targeted By Facebook Groups, a Plea for Change

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Female Marines are sharing their own stories of being harassed and objectified online by their male counterparts. Continue reading

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Bowe Bergdahl hearing expected to focus on criticism from Donald Trump

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Lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will try Monday to convince a judge that he cannot get a fair trial on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy because of highly charged statements made by President Donald Trump. Continue reading

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Murdered woman’s sister supports executing ex-soldier in potentially historic move

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The sister of a woman murdered more than 30 years ago in North Carolina says she and her family fully support the military’s planned execution of the woman’s killer, a former soldier. Continue reading

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Marine Corps sets 3 hearings in Parris Island hazing cases

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The Marine Corps has scheduled hearings in January for three former drill instructors in connection with allegations of hazing at the Corps’ recruit training facility at Parris Island in South Carolina. Continue reading

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Judge bars Bergdahl prosecutors from using wounds at trial

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A judge has ruled the prosecutors of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl won’t be able to harness some of the most emotionally powerful evidence against him at his court martial next year. Continue reading

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Marine Corps: 3 Marines face courts-martial in hazing probe

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The Marine Corps general in charge of dealing with accusations of rampant abuse and hazing of recruits at its Parris Island training facility has recommend charges and special courts-martial against three Marines and a preliminary hearing involving a f… Continue reading

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Convicted leaker Chelsea Manning made second suicide attempt, lawyers say

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Chelsea Manning attempted suicide for the second time in recent months while the transgender soldier remains imprisoned in Kansas for leaking classified information, two of her attorneys said Friday. Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning faces solitary confinement over suicide attempt, group says

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A transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for leaking classified information to the WikiLeaks website faces up to two weeks in solitary confinement in part for attempting suicide, according to a nonprofit group that has been supporting her. Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning ending hunger strike after Army approves new medical treatment

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A transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for leaking classified information to the WikiLeaks website will end a hunger strike after the Army agreed to allow her to receive medical treatment for her gender dysphoria, the American Civil Liberties Union… Continue reading

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Marines uncover wide abuse, hazing after recruit’s suicide

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The Marine Corps is looking at possible punishments and courts-martial for up to 20 officers and enlisted leaders in the wake of investigations prompted by the suicide of a recruit at its Parris Island training facility in South Carolina. Continue reading

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Top general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearing

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A top Army general is scheduled to testify about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Continue reading

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Army’s handling of Bergdahl case highlights upcoming hearing

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Attorneys for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will try to convince a judge this week that the U.S. military has mishandled its prosecution of the soldier on charges that he deserted his post in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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‘Leavenworth 10’ soldier rebuilds life after serving time for infamous ‘Iron Triangle Murders’

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Corey Clagett was a 21-year-old U.S. Army private and cavalry scout on a mission deep inside Al Qaeda-controlled territory in Iraq when he followed an order that would change his life forever. Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning appeals her conviction in WikiLeaks case

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National security leaker Chelsea Manning is appealing her 2013 court-martial conviction for sending classified material to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks while serving as an Army intelligence analyst in Iraq. Continue reading

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Bowe Bergdahl court-martial delayed until February 2017

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off his combat outpost in Afghanistan and spent five years in captivity, will be court-martialed under a new commander-in-chief. Continue reading

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Navy officer charged with espionage now held in brig

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The U.S. military has charged a Taiwan-born Navy officer with espionage for allegedly passing military secrets to China or Taiwan, U.S. defense officials said Monday. Continue reading

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