Sexual assaults in military bring only light punishments

Even when a crime had been committed, the suspect was unlikely to serve time.

Sexual assaults in military bring only light punishments

At U.S. military bases in Japan, most service members found culpable in sex crimes in recent years did not go to prison, according to internal Department of Defense documents. Instead, in a review of hundreds of cases filed in America’s largest overseas military installation, offenders were fined, demoted, restricted to their bases or removed from […]

Hagel wants military crackdown on ethical lapses

Hagel has been worried by a string of scandals that has produced a wave of unwelcome publicity for the military.

Hagel wants military crackdown on ethical lapses

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel wants military leaders to inject more urgency into ensuring “moral character and moral courage” in a force suffering a rash of ethical lapses. Hagel has been worried by a string of scandals that has produced a wave of unwelcome publicity for the military. But in light of new disclosures this week, […]

Navy finds cheating on nuclear training exams

It is the second exam-cheating scandal to hit the military this year.

Navy finds cheating on nuclear training exams

In a new twist to a widening tale of ethical lapses in the military, the Navy is investigating cheating allegations against about one-fifth of its trainers at a school for naval nuclear power reactor operators. It is the second exam-cheating scandal to hit the military this year, on top of a series of disclosures in […]