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No Courts-Martial For Marines Who Urinated On Dead Taliban

Three Marines who were videotaped urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban will not face courts-martial for their actions, the Marine Corps Times reported today. They will instead received nonjudicial punishment.

Lt. Gen. Richard Mills, deputy commandant for combat development and integration, was in charge of deciding the Marines' punishment. According to a USMC statement:

“The specific punishments will not be disclosed, as nonjudicial punishment is an administrative proceeding.

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Marine Urination Video Prompts Follow-Up Probe

Members of the Marine Corps battalion infamous for being videotaped urinating on Taliban corpses are the subject of another military investigation.

The four Marines shown in the urination video were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

The Associated Press reports the initial investigation into the urination video prompted yet another probe into additional improper behavior by members of the 3/2.

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Marine Videotaped Urinating On Taliban Corpses Speaks Out (Video)

Staff Sgt. Joseph Chamblin was one of the four Marines videotaped urinating on Taliban corpses in 2011. Chamblin is now speaking out, defending his actions, and saying he would do it again if he had the chance.

In an interview conducted with WSOC-TV, Chamblin said the incident took place after fellow Marine Sgt. Mark Bradley was killed by an improvised explosive device. Days after Bradley's death, a gun battle ...

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