A Guide to the Military’s Many Scandals

Posted February 4, 2014 at 11:01am

National Journal : “A series of high-profile—and, at times, borderline ridiculous—scandals have dominated the headlines about the military services in recent months. The Air Force’s cheating imbroglio has ensnared nearly half the nuclear-missile crew at one key base; the Navy’s sex-and-bribery brouhaha keeps getting wider and weirder. And a massive fraud investigation tied to an Army National Guard recruiting program will be unveiled at a Senate hearing on Tuesday.”  

“Military education schools will now sport ‘ethics units,’ as top officers review proper procedures for travel and accepting gifts, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Martin Dempsey told The Wall Street Journal. And promotions will more strongly consider officers’ characters.”  

“Before that’s all done, though, you may find our handy-dandy guide to recent military scandals pretty useful.”