Hundreds of marines accused of sharing nude photos in secret Facebook group

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The U.S. Department of Defense is investigating a new online scandal: a secret Facebook group where hundreds of marines shared nude photos of female service members and veterans. 

The secret group, “Marines United,” featured hundreds of photos and, according to the Center for Investigative Reporting in conjunction with nonprofit military news site The War Horse, at least two dozen of the women have been identified, along with their rank and where they’re currently stationed. 

The photos, according to the report, were also accompanied by lewd and offensive comments, a troubling discovery in the wake of the Marine Corps’ integration of women into basic training courses.  Read more…

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