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Elite US marines under investigation over hazing allegations

At least five Marines assigned to the prestigious ceremonial Silent Drill Platoon in Washington were placed in pretrial confinement in recent days due to allegations they were involved in hazing at least one Marine at the unit, according to three defense officials.

Naval Academy investigating alleged drug use

The US Naval Academy announced Monday that disciplinary proceedings have been opened against five midshipmen accused of using illegal drugs such as cocaine, ecstasy and mushrooms.