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French pilot claims he was strapped to a target and fired upon by fighter jets in deranged hazing incident
French warplanes allegedly dropped ordnance near him for 20 minutes.
The hazing death of a Muslim Marine recruit at Parris Island may become a TV series
The series will use a 2017 New York Times Magazine article as the basis for the script.
Russian troops forbidden from carrying smartphones so they can’t reveal military activity and hazing rituals by accident
According to the decree, signed on May 6, military personnel may not possess gadgets that can track locations and transmit audio and photo materials.
Supreme Court refuses to hear case about 2017 Marine recruit hazing death
The decision ends a three-year legal battle against the military that began when a 20-year-old Marine from Michigan died during boot camp.
A Navy SEAL was promoted to chief petty officer two months after he allegedly killed a Green Beret
The Navy SEAL accused of strangling Army Special Forces Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar was promoted to chief petty officer two months after Melgar's death, according to a new report from...
No, hazing doesn’t teach discipline. It actually does the opposite
Hazing represents the opposite [of discipline]... it is the product of a lack of self-control and laziness.
The Marine Corps says its boot camp reforms have cut down on drill instructor misconduct
The Marines say new reforms led to a a 64% decrease in substantiated allegations of drill instructor misconduct at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
More than 20 West Coast Marine drill instructors disciplined since 2017 for abusing recruits
One recruit was called a terrorist. Another had his vest stapled to his skin. A third recruit was kicked by a Marine and a drill instructor ordered a fourth trainee...
Color Sergeant of the Marine Corps warned after burning troops with a lighter
A Marine serving in one of the service's highest-profile positions was admonished after hazing claims emerged when he took a lighter to subordinates' collars to burn threads from their uniforms...
Military court upholds 10-year prison term for ex-Parris Island drill instructor who abused Muslim recruits
A military court denied the appeal of a former Parris Island drill instructor sentenced to 10 years in prison for abusing three Muslim recruits, including Raheel Siddiqui of Taylor, who...
3 Silent Drill Platoon Marines booted from the Corps for hazing
Three Marines have been discharged in the last 60 days and two others lost a rank after the Naval Criminal Investigative Service began looking into hazing allegations inside the revered...
‘You are a disgrace to your Purple Heart’ — Green Beret’s mother rejects Navy SEAL’s apology for killing her son
Chief Special Operator Adam Matthews apologized to the family of a Green Beret who died during a hazing incident in Mali on Thursday
The Marine Corps is still struggling to stop drill instructors from abusing recruits
The U.S. Marine Corps continues to grapple with hazing at its storied recruit training center at Parris Island in South Carolina, where the service punished at least eight drill instructors...
Two Air Force commanders fired after investigation finds they tolerated hazing in their squadrons
"We're better than this. Every airman has an obligation to prevent and stop any harmful or demeaning conduct toward fellow airmen. This is especially true for commanders.”
There Really Is No Place For Hazing In A Professional Military
The vigorous Twitter response to the recent piece “There’s A Reason For All That Hazing And Ass-Chewing, And We Shouldn’t … Continued
Why Did I Publish That Column Promoting Hazing And Ass-Chewing?
Because I suspect that support for hazing is a lot more widespread in the military than people recognize, and I wanted … Continued
What Carries You Through The Hard Parts Of Combat Isn’t Hazing — It’s A Good NCO
Luke Flowers argued on Friday in this column that we need less babying of our junior enlisted ranks. “We need … Continued
Making Warriors Hard In An Age of Sensitivity
Editor's Note: The headline of this article has been changed to more accurately reflect the author's viewpoint. The rank of … Continued
Marines With Silent Drill Platoon Under Investigation For Hazing
The Marine Corps is investigating claims of hazing involving members of the Silent Drill Platoon, Corps officials announced on Tuesday. … Continued
That Air Force Academy Hazing Ritual Was Like Something Out Of A Bad Fraternity Movie
The ritual was something out of a bad fraternity movie: blindfolded neophyte cadets, half-naked seniors and a threat of forced … Continued
This Marine’s Punishment Shows The Corps Is Finally Cracking Down On Hazing
UPDATE: This story was updated on March 12 to include a statement from Raheel Siddiqui's family. The highest-ranking Marine to … Continued
Military Court Flames On Marine General Over Hazing Crackdown
Editor’s Note: This article by Hope Hodge Seck originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and … Continued
‘Bully’ Or Scapegoat? A Jury Will Decide This Parris Island Marine’s Fate
A military court has heard all evidence in the U.S. government’s case against a former Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris … Continued
‘Hey ISIS, Get In The Dryer’: Former Muslim Marine Recruit Describes Parris Island Hazing At Court-Martial
“Kurdish.” “ISIS.” “Terrorist.” These are the names Rekan Hawez said he was called by former Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris … Continued
Read A Marine Vet’s Letter To Parris Island After His Recruit Son Bragged A DI Choked Him
Shortly after Platoon 3036’s graduation on May 15, 2015, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island received a letter from a … Continued