Just days after noting the ethical challenges inherent in military service, the US Marines have booted 13 officers for cheating during a land navigation exam at Basic Officer School at Quantico. Among the 8 men and 5 women, at least one was a recent US Naval Academy graduate and football player.
Apparently the officers gave wrong answers to test questions — but Read more
An Army Times article notes the US Army’s struggle to end a near-tradition of cheating on military promotion tests. It appears many of the exams are long-running, meaning that gouge of one sort or another is readily available and frequently used.
The Army is far from the only service to experience such scandals. The Navy has had its fair share of cheating, as has the Air Force, and cheating scandals at all of the military academies have made headlines at one time or another.
Hunts for online “help” for military courses is so common that one of the frequent searches that leads people to this very site is “pme,” “sos,” or “acsc” “gouge.” Those who land here will instead find Read more