Thursday, June 9, 2011

6 Sailors get NJP in Hazing Incident

The Navy Times reports that an alleged hazing incident in Japan over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, reportedly to mark the advancement of several junior crew members, has six sailors aboard the mine countermeasures ship Patriot facing the possible end of their naval careers.  According to the article, the Navy did not identify the sailors and provided no details about the alleged incident. "A source with knowledge of the incident told Navy Times the sailors were marking the advancement of new third-class petty officers."