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U.S. Navy SEAL Drug Use

U.S. Navy SEAL Drug Use

Apr 12
One of the most honored and respected segments of the U.S. military is battling an enemy within. For the first time, Navy SEALs are talking publicly about drug abuse in the ranks.

New Ads Show Marines As Good Citizens, Warriors

New Ads Show Marines As Good Citizens, Warriors

By Julie Watson | Mar 18
The Marine Corps is launching a new recruitment ad campaign meant to draw millennials by showing Marines as not only strong warriors but good citizens.

Navy Bribery Scandal Widens as More Sordid Details Emerge

Navy Bribery Scandal Widens as More Sordid Details Emerge

By Elliot Spagat and Julie Watson | Mar 16
Officers in a burgeoning Navy bribery scandal called themselves the Lion King's Harem, the Wolfpack, the Cool Kids and the Brotherhood. They scouted for others who might also accept sex, trips and other lavish perks.

Marine Culture Questioned as Top Brass Takes Heat on Nude Photo Scandal

Marine Culture Questioned as Top Brass Takes Heat on Nude Photo Scandal

Mar 16
The top U.S. Marine vowed action in a Senate hearing after a nude photo sharing scandal exploded, implicating hundreds of current and former servicemembers.

Marine Nude Photo Scandal Widens

Marine Nude Photo Scandal Widens

Mar 15
CBS News has learned that the Department of Defense has expanded its investigation into websites through which Marines shared nude pictures of women, including other Marines.

'Shoot Like a Girl': Air Force Vet on Fighting for Gender Equality

'Shoot Like a Girl': Air Force Vet on Fighting for Gender Equality

Mar 9
Helicopter pilot Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar and her crew were shot down by the Taliban in 2009 during a rescue mission outside Kandahar, Afghanistan. Despite her wounds, she fought back.

Marine Sergeants Face Charges for Abusing Recruits

Marine Sergeants Face Charges for Abusing Recruits

Dec 16
Four Marine sergeants are facing courts-martial for allegedly abusing recruits at the Parris Island boot camp in South Carolina.

At $800K a Pop, New Navy Destroyer's Ammo is in Question

By David Sharp | Nov 14
The new guns on the Navy's biggest and most advanced destroyer are going to be firing blanks if the Navy can't find cost-effective projectiles.

$12.9B, 4.5 Acres: Navy's Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier

By Steve McMillan, Nathan Griffiths, and Steve Helber | Nov 13
The Navy refers to its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, as "4.5 acres of sovereign U.S. territory."

California Guard: 'Bad Actors' Misled Soldiers over Bonuses

Oct 25
The California National Guard says it welcomes attention to the predicament of nearly 10,000 soldiers ordered to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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