“The Marine Corps is deeply concerned about allegations
regarding the derogatory online comments and sharing of
salacious photographs in a closed website. This behavior
destroys morale, erodes trust, and degrades the individual.
The Marine Corps does not condone this sort of behavior, which
undermines our core values. As General Neller said in his
recent Message to the Force , the Marine Corps’ success in
battle depends on trust, mutual respect, and teamwork.
The Marine Corps takes every allegation of misconduct
seriously. Allegations of misconduct are thoroughly
investigated and handled at the appropriate judicial or
By Direction of the National Commandant; No member from the
Marine Corps League is authorized to release a press statement
concerning this issue; it is an issue that is under Marine
Corps investigation and no statement by the MCL membership is