The Marine Corps is not the only service affected. Victims of so-called revenge porn in the Marines United case have limited protection under military law if the photographs or videos were taken originally with their consent. Navy, Marine, Army, Air Force and Coast Guard investigators have "established a multi-service task force to expand the investigation," she said. Military officials briefed Congress on Thursday about the Marines United scandal, in which hundreds of active-duty Marines have viewed photos of servicewomen taken without their consent and cyberbullied some of them. On some of the gay Tumblr sites, fully dressed troops appear in photos with their name tags visible. At least one such Marine did not agree for his photo to be republished amid a sea of images of men having sex, according Lt.
A female Marine participates in a pistol qualification course at Camp Lejeune, N. Some female Marines were sent screenshots of nude and private pictures of themselves from concerned colleagues. A few would get texts from their friends alerting them to what was online. Others found vulgar messages from strangers in their inboxes. The red flags were different, but the revelation was the same: Their intimate photos had been shared online without their consent. Marine officials on Sunday said the branch was looking into a number of Marines, as well as current and former service members, who shared naked and compromising photos of their female colleagues on social media through a shared drive on a Facebook group called Marines United.
Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert B. Nellershakes hands with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. The investigations were launched in the wake of a nude-photo sharing scandal in the Marine Corps that forced its top general and the acting Navy secretary to testify in front of House and Senate lawmakers this week.
T he military's investigation into the sharing of nude photos of female service members has expanded to include a number of gay pornography websites that exist with photos of men in military uniforms taking part in sex acts, according to a new report. Part of that investigation will include determining whether the men in uniforms are actual service members or just in costume. If the individual is on active-duty, that person could be found in violation of military law.