US Marines get amicable media tips after bare photos scandal

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The new superintendence advises marines to be clever when regulating amicable media

US Marines have been given discipline for regulating amicable media after it was detected some had been pity bare photos of womanlike colleagues online.

The advice encourages marines to act responsibly when pity sea corps-related element online.

It adds that existent orders for a marines have “long prohibited” passionate or other harassment.

The Pentagon formerly pronounced pity bare photos was “inconsistent” with a values.

“Marines should consider twice before enchanting in controversial online activities, and contingency equivocate actions online that bluster a morale, operational willingness and security, or open station of their units, or that concede a core values,” a new superintendence says.

It also warns opposite posting discriminatory calm that targets a person’s “race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion, inhabitant origin, passionate course or other stable criteria”.

Servicemen and women were suggested to news any controversial content.

Media caption“There is no honour in denigrating a associate marine”

Earlier this month, tip sea Gen Robert Neller told anyone participating in a activity: “You’re not assisting me or your sea corps.”

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, responded by observant there was still a need for a troops to tackle longstanding allegations of prevalent passionate attack and harassment.

A Facebook organisation where some of a bare photos were shared, Marines United, had 30,000 members though was close down after a liaison strike headlines.

The BBC has seen a apart summary house where servicemen from other branches of a US troops have common hundreds of bare photos.