Military's Nude Photo Investigation Expands To Gay Porn Sites

Uh oh! USA Today is reporting that the military's investigation into its nude photo scandal has expanded to gay pornography websites. 

From USA Today:

The military scandal involving sharing of sexually explicit images of troops has expanded beyond the private social media site Marines United to a slew of gay pornography web pages with images of men wearing military uniforms engaged in sex acts, USA TODAY has learned.

The broadened investigation to an increasing number of websites underscores the complexity of policing social media sites where sensitive images can be uploaded in an instant for all to see. In the case of the sites with gay pornography, military investigators will be tasked with determining whether active-duty troops were involved in conduct that could bring discredit on their service, a potential violation of military law.

The Marine Corps is not the only service affected. Images of men in the uniforms of sailors, soldiers and airmen also appear on an array of Tumblr sites. Similar to the Marines United case, it is unclear whether men appearing in the images — some photographed engaging in sex — provided consent to have their images shared publicly. Victims of so-called revenge porn in the Marines United case have limited protection under military law if the photographs or videos were taken originally with their consent.

Regarding images of troops found on gay pornography pages, USA Today writes:

On some of the gay Tumblr sites, fully dressed troops appear in photos with their name tags visible. At least one such Marine did not agree for his photo to be republished amid a sea of images of men having sex, according Lt. Col. Eric Dent, a Marine Corps spokesman.

Air Force investigators also are now combing through a number of websites to look for victims, said Col. Pat Ryder, an Air Force spokesman.

“The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is investigating information and photographs from web sites hosting inappropriate photos of service members without prior consent,” Ryder said. “As part of that ongoing criminal investigation, airmen identified will be contacted directly by AFOSI to determine whether they are victims.”

Determining whether the men in the photos, many involved in group sex, are active-duty troops is possible, said a congressional source on a military oversight committee who was not authorized to speak publicly about the issue. NCIS has dedicated dozens of investigators to the matter, the source said. They can comb through the photos and identify troops with the use of facial-recognition software.

We're sure they're investigating thoroughly. 

 

(H/T: NNNext)

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Does anyone know what sites they're on? I want to do my own investigation!

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In the pic above, is that sexual harassment?  I thought it was a female soldier making sure the male soldier was steady so his camera doesn't shake.

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I wonder how many Marines who starred in gay porn for Dirk Yates faced any backlash?  Hardly none I imagine, since any whistleblower would have to admit to watching gay porn.

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What a waste of time and money and resources.

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I don't see how this is what gets the military officials all up in a twist and on the investigatory train all of a sudden. Is it because a sex crime is happening against the men for a change? The women in the military have been overlooked, dismissed, and unprotected for years. Do you realize how many of them are raped, report it, and the rapist has nothing done to them and the women are repeatedly deployed and stationed with their rapists as if nothing ever happened. Do you realize how many higher ranked officers use their position to make women have sex with them? Those are the ones that don't even have to slap them around a bit, they can just threaten to put them in the most dangerous situations out in the field. And even worst is that when those ones are reported the women have to report them to their friends. So nothing will be done, the report might not even be filed and the douchebag rapist is pissed and going to harass and punish them any way they can. But you know I guess the women and the issues they've faced since being integrated into the military don't matter, but a few men having nudes floating around their issues matter (even though they never get any hate, shaming, or negative comments anyways) i mean soldier porn and pics people fawn all over them. I mean seriously, what you're mad that gays are looking at your penis, hell half of the places that post their pics will post pics of them dressed and gays will still fawn all over them.

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foe us gay men we don't mind

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Why is this news? This has always been happening. HEY!  We all fall in love. Sometimes love will end with many, many different outcomes. Please lets come together and be one love. Jason xxxx

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Hypocrisy?!

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So to avoid the legitimate issue with the Facebook page and it's sexism they will now conduct a witch hunt against gay troops.

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Thank goodness budget funds have been diverted to this critical investigation!  Internet dicks are BAD and Meals on Wheels and fresh water from the Great Lakes are SAD!!!!

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I agree, I'm sure the investigation is very detailed trying to determine who's dick belongs to whom. This is a really important matter that I know will influence my opinion of the military.  Not!

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