A Marine staff noncommissioned officer has been disciplined after defending rap artist R. Kelly on Facebook by claiming that men are "biologically designed" to be attracted to underage girls. Gunnery Sgt.
The Health Related Behaviors Survey, which collected data over parts of andfound that Marines are significantly more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior than members of any other branch. Additional topics like binge drinking, tobacco use, physical well-being and mental health were also explored in the report. Of the nearly 17, responses received from service members in the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard, Marines led nearly every category of sexual risk behaviors and outcomes over the past year.
Jose Araujo Jr. Tori Sharpe, a spokeswoman for the 3rd Marine Logistics Group. He was originally charged with harassing seven Marines.
A RAND Corporation study released last month documenting the behavioral health of service members confirmed that out of the U. The results elicited countless jokes about how nobody needed a study to know that. The Marines have long had a reputation for attracting the most adventurous—and arguably reckless—recruits into its ranks. However, in recent years, the sexual misadventures of Marines have put the Corps under scrutiny.
Charges have been dismissed against Okinawa-based Marine Sgt. Morgan Bergdahl, who was accused of sexually assaulting a female Marine April 21, Morgan Bergdahl, of Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, was scheduled to appear Monday for the start of court-martial proceedings on four counts of sexual assault and four of abusive sexual contact.
William E. Hernandez sent text messages, including some that were sexual in nature, from his government BlackBerry phone to three enlisted Marinesincluding one who was married, according to a command investigation report obtained Monday by Stars and Stripes from Marine Forces Reserve into his conduct. Before Hernandez was removed from his position, he was the site commander of active-duty troops and reservists with Marine Wing Support Squadron of Marine Aircraft Group 41 located in Minneapolis, Minn.
My father, Robert Starke, grew up in a small town in Eastern Oregon, enlisted in when he was 17 years old and went off to training at My mother, Cindy, always says that the man who went to boot camp was not the same one who came back. The corps hardened him and shaped his ideas about raising a family.
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
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.
As revelations of sexual assaults and harassment roil the worlds of politics, sports and entertainment, one institution has largely escaped media and public scrutiny: the U. The Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military estimates 14, service members - 8, women and 6, men - experienced sexual assaults in Military victims of sexual assault face numerous institutional obstacles to receiving justice.