Army photo by D. Myles Cullen

The military is facing a growing recruiting crisis: 71% of Americans between 17 and 24 can’t meet the minimum criteria for service, which places the burden of service on an ever-small and shrinking pool of troops with a family history of joining the military.

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Photo via Huntington Beach Police

Sgt. Gonzalo Castro, a Marine Corps recruiter based in California, was arrested on July 28 after a 17-year-old girl alleged that he sexually assaulted her.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink

The hazing scandal that rocked the Marine Corps last year is not confined to the East Coast, new reports from the Washington Post’s Dan Lamothe and Marine Corps Times’ Jeff Schogol reveal.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by by Sgt. Tyler Viglione

“We will give every effort to train you, even after some of you have given up on yourselves.”

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In a minute-long video posted to the Department of Defense’s Facebook page on May 20, Marine Corps drill instructors mercilessly taunt, scream at, and correct recruits at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California. The video appears to show a platoon of recruits during initial drill, which is meant to test the bearing and knowledge of would-be Marines. Initial drill, like much of the first four weeks at boot camp, is a ragefest where drill instructors get to fly off the handle and have fun dousing recruits with spittle and insults. Good times.

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