San Diego-Based Marines And Sailors Investigated For Columbia Misconduct
Friday, April 20, 2012
The U.S. military on Friday said 11 service members are being investigated for alleged misconduct in Colombia. That’s up from the 10 personnel the military believed to be involved.
Six are from the Army, two each are from the Marines and Navy and one is from the Air Force, the military said. The Marine and Navy personnel are from San Diego and the Air Force member is from Charleston, S.C. The Army personnel are from 7th Special Forces Group.
The troops have returned to their commands, they have not been charged and are not under detention, the military said.
The service members were staying in the same Colombian hotel as 11 Secret Service employees who are under investigation for alleged misconduct involving prostitutes.