A Marine convicted of a sex crime in California must register as a special offender when he returns home to New Jersey, a military appellate court has ruled. Dakota S. On Oct.
Some female Marines were sent screenshots of nude and private pictures of themselves from concerned colleagues. A few would get texts from their friends alerting them to what was online. Others found vulgar messages from strangers in their inboxes.
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has launched an investigation into hundreds of US Marines involved in a secret Facebook group that disseminates explicit photos of servicewomen. Update: Marines looking at lengthy jail time if convicted, the women speak out. While some of the photos were taken illicitly, some are reported to have been stolen from private accounts.
The U. Marine Corps for the first time is considering a plan to let women attend what has been male-only combat training in Southern California, as officials work to quash recurring problems with sexism and other bad behavior among Marines, according to Marine Corps officials. If approved by senior Marine leaders, the change could happen as soon as next spring. And it could be the first step in a broader campaign to give male Marines who do their initial training on the West Coast the opportunity to work with female colleagues early in their career.
Two years after the Defense Department ordered the Marine Corps to open all combat arms career fields to women, less than women have successfully entered those previously male-only jobs. A total of 92 women are operating in a multitude of combat billets across the Corps, from rifleman to armored reconnaissance to combat engineers. No women have even attempted the Basic Reconnaissance Course or Amphibious Reconnaissance Course, and there are no female snipers, according to data provided by Manpower and Reserve Affairs.
Marine Corps. The scandal that prompted an investigation into hundreds of Marines who are accused of sharing naked photographs of their colleagues in a private Facebook group is much larger than has been reported, Business Insider has learned. The practice of sharing such photos goes beyond the Marine Corps and one Facebook group.
Called 'too tough for the Marine Corps', Kate Germano made headlines in Spring when she took a principled stand and confronted systemic problems of gender bias and lowered expectations for women in the Marine Corps. A year career Marine and combat veteran, she fought back and became a national figure by speaking out against discrimination and advocating for higher expectations and standards for women in the military. News and World Reportand more.
It was a little past ten o'clock, and the weather outside was clear and gusty, typical of winters among the sand pines of coastal North Carolina. The woman—call her Judy—was checking into a new unit. She'd come to CIF to collect her standard issue of combat equipment. While Judy stood among the rows of stacked body armor, Kevlar helmets, and camouflage hiking packs, an infantryman named Brenden McDonel, who was standing a few places behind her in line, pulled out his phone and started surreptitiously taking her photograph.
Robert B. Neller, the Marine Corps commandant, during a Pentagon news conference. The Marine Corps has been rocked by disclosures that an all-male, invitation-only group called Marines United shared thousands of nude and other private photos of Marine Corps women.