Gunnery Sgt. Nicholas Russo. Courtesy Facebook.

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. Nicholas Russo received "appropriate administrative action" following a command investigation into his Jan. 10 Facebook comments, said Capt. Matthew Gregory, a spokesman for Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California.

Read More Show Less

A Marine has received "an adverse administrative action and counseling" after making comments on Facebook that blamed pedophilia victims for being sexually assaulted, said Gunnery Sgt. Jason Fudge, a 2nd Marine Logistics Group spokesman.

Master Sgt. Mark McBride was assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion when 2nd MLG received a complaint alleging that he had engaged in social media misconduct, Fudge told Task & Purpose.

Read More Show Less
Gunnery Sgt. Nicholas Russo. Courtesy Facebook.

Another Marine is in trouble for his comments on social media blaming an underage girl for allegedly having sex with an older man.

Gunnery Sgt. Nicolas Russo wrote on Facebook recently that men are biologically attracted to young girls and blamed former singer Aaliyah for allegedly getting pregnant when she was an adolescent.

Read More Show Less

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is looking into a Marine for allegedly making comments on Facebook blaming sexual violence on young girls, a 2nd Marine Logistics Group spokesman told Task & Purpose.

Master Sgt. Mark McBride made the comments on Sunday as part of a discussion about rap artist R. Kelly, who has been accused of statutory rape in a recent documentary.

Read More Show Less
© 2018 Hirepurpose. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service.