Topic: Marines United

Marines United: New Symptom. Old Problem.

Sexual assault and harassment in the military are nothing new, but the advent of the internet has kicked the enduring impact on victims up a notch.

How The Marines United Investigation and Scandal Unfolded

Our story begins one day late in January 2017 when a Google Drive containing photographs of service women in various stages of undress was posted in the Facebook group Marines United.

Advocates Activated by Marines United Are Gathering Strength

Marines United has resurfaced the Defense Department's "silent epidemic." Advocates are determined not to let the conversation die again.

An Attack From Within: Male Marines Ambush Women In Uniform

The Defense Department is investigating the orchestrated stalking and the deliberate collection, and distribution of photographs of active duty and veteran women. Dozens of victims were identified by their name, rank, and duty station. Our exclusive investigation.

Strong Responses Follow News of Nude Photos Shared by Marines

There have been strong responses from the top of the military hierarchy to the Marines United scandal involving marines sharing nude photos without consent.

Zero Tolerance: The Defense Department’s Decades-Long Failure To End Sex Crimes In Uniform

Scandal after scandal, sexual predators in the military continue to harass and assault with impunity. Military brass pay lip service to eradicating the problem. Explore how the Defense Department has skirted accountability for nearly 40 years.

Marine Corps Publishes, Then Deletes, Name Of First Woman Infantry Officer

Corps mistakenly outs first woman grunt, then denies multiple interview requests, citing her privacy concerns. Veterans call for transparency, celebration.