The Impact of Our Reporting About Marines United

The War Horse and Reveal broke the Marines United nude photo scandal March 4, 2017. The U.S. Marines Corps and Navy leadership and Congressional politicians responded quickly to the scandal in the weeks following publication. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and the Commandant of the Marine Corps rebuked the Marines—both active duty and retired—who were involved in nonconsensual sharing of nude photographs of servicewomen.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D–N.Y., and her colleagues in the House, including Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., and Martha McSally, R–Ariz., are working on or have introduced legislation to address sexual harassment, assault, and exploitation within the armed forces.

As time goes on, the story will develop, and The War Horse will continue to cover it every step of the way.

Banner photo credit: Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christian E. Moreno


Anna Hiatt

Anna Hiatt is a former Editorial Director for The War Horse.

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