Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press.
The number of sexual assaults reported in the military continues to rise across the services, with the highest increase among the services reported by the Marine Corps. In its annual report on sexual assault in the military released Monday, the Pentagon said there were 6, cases reported in fiscal yearup 10 percent from 6, reported in fiscal year Of those 6, there were Marine Corps cases, up
Several Camp Pendleton-based Marines have been found guilty in recent weeks of crimes including rape and child pornography, with other similar cases still pending in the military criminal justice system, records show. The cases are coming to light due to a series of Freedom of Information Act requests filed by the San Diego Union-Tribune over the past four months. Documents released by the Marines revealed that some of the most serious cases were tied to senior leaders like ex-Chief Warrant Officer E.
A annual defense report on sexual assault across the military showed an alarming 20 percent increase in sexual assault reports in the Marine Corps. The report released Thursday highlighted that in-service sexual assault reports across the Corps increased from reports in fiscal year to in fiscal The report also noted that the Marine Corps had the highest reporting rate of sexual assault compared to the other services.
A new report from the RAND Corporation analyzed survey data from thousands of active-duty military members and found Marines are more likely to be heavy drinkers, use tobacco and engage in riskier sexual behavior than the sailors, soldiers and airmen of the other branches. RAND found that incidents of binge drinking and hazardous drinking among Marines was almost double what it was in the Air Force. The report defines binge drinking as having at least four or five drinks on one occasion.
Marines are more likely to binge drink and engage in risky sexual behavior than service members in other military branches, according to a new report by global policy think-tank RAND Corporation. Data from thousands of active-duty military members were analyzed as part of the Health Related Behaviors Survey. According to the survey
Armed with duct tape, they had a goal, two of the suspected assailants recalled: to teach the Green Beret soldier a lesson for leaving them behind in traffic on the way to a party at the French Embassy. It was the latest chapter in a feud between Melgar and the SEALs, who had traded accusations about careless behavior that could threaten their mission. All four men face the same charges, including felony murder, obstruction of justice and hazing, according to U.
Updated February 15, A series of investigations into alleged sexual crimes committed by US marines in and around Darwin have been quietly dropped by Australian and American authorities, ABC News can reveal. That decision raises questions about whether Australia and the US are doing enough to investigate claims of sex crimes, and echoes decades of international concern about the cover-up of those crimes by US military personnel serving abroad.
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