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Marine intel instructors got caught calling students ‘whore’ and ‘slut’ in private chat. No punishment was recommended
“There was no accountability here whatsoever."
An Army vet was told she never served. Her viral response was the ultimate mic drop
"[M]aybe you should think things through before you speak."
The Marine Corps says all-male boot camp companies will soon be ‘obsolete’
Marine leaders want every male recruit arriving at boot camp to train alongside women in the same company, putting an end to the longstanding tradition of separating trainees by gender, according to newly released plans to make both of the service’s recruit depots coed
‘Sailors using the N-word’ — Navy leaders hear painful cases of racism amid crackdown on discrimination
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday directed the Navy to stand up a group to examine service policies amid the national conversations about race and discrimination
Navy reportedly investigating secret PornHub videos taken of sailors in a bathroom
Officials believe the videos were taken through a peephole in a bathroom, and the individuals were not aware they were being taped.
How we found an internal study that showed just how deep sexism runs in the Marine Corps
Following the 2017 Marines United scandal the Corps conducted an internal investigation to determine if the incident was the result of a deeper issue. In December, Task & Purpose published the findings of that investigation.
Coast Guard Academy Retaliated Against Black Female Officer Who Complained About Harassment, IG Finds
The Coast Guard Academy said Wednesday that it was reviewing a report that found it had retaliated against a black, female officer...
The NCIS Task Force Reviewing Nude Photos As Part Of The ‘Marines United’ Investigation Has The Worst Possible Name
The NCIS task force that has spearheaded the forensic investigation to identify victims of the 30,000-member ‘Marines United’ Facebook group,...
‘Marines United’ Admins Don’t Care That Posting Nude Photos Is A ‘Moral Issue’
As military officials and lawmakers hold hearing after hearing to assess the nude-photo-sharing scandal that rocked the armed forces in...
How Sexism Made Me A Better Military Reporter
“Stolen valor.” “Women should not be writing articles about the military.” “I would love to see a few veteran journalists....
It’s Not Just Your Imagination: It Really Is Harder For Women To Get Promoted
Equality for women in the workplace comes up all the time in the media, in casual conversation, in sports, and...