Laws were looser back in the olden days of the U. If you were a soldier during the Civil By Tahlia Y. Burton August 10, If you were a soldier during the Civil War and you screwed up big time, you were looking at a truly painful consequence.
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Marines are more likely to binge drink and engage in risky sexual behavior than service members in other military branches, according to a new report by global policy think-tank RAND Corporation. Data from thousands of active-duty military members were analyzed as part of the Health Related Behaviors Survey. According to the survey , A third of service members were found to be binge drinkers. The report classifies binge drinking as drinking at least four or five drinks on one occasion, while classifying hazardous drinking as drinking that could suggest alcoholism. The survey revealed Marines were more likely than other service members to binge drink or practice hazardous drinking.
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Beaudry Robert " Bowe " Bergdahl born March 28, is a United States Army soldier who was held captive from to by the Taliban -aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan and Pakistan after he deserted. Bergdahl was captured after deserting his post on June 30, The circumstances under which Bergdahl went missing and how he was captured by the Taliban have since become subjects of intense media scrutiny. He was released on May 31, , as part of a prisoner exchange for five high ranking Taliban members who were being held at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay.
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