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Military cracks down on alcohol abuse amid age-old bingeing habit

(12/17/2012)

Military cracks down on alcohol abuse amid age-old bingeing habit
NBC News

December 11, 2012

Officials within the U.S. military are actively targeting over-boozing troops at home and abroad, but addiction specialists and service members say binge drinking remains as rampant as ever inside the armed services. Among the new initiatives to stem the problem: The Marines, starting next year, will give random breathalyzer tests to Corps members; the Air Force and Army curbed some overnight liquor sales for U.S. military personnel in Germany; and American service members in Japan were barred from leaving their residences after consuming more than one adult beverage.

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Keywords: military, alcohol, abuse, bingeing



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