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"Medal of Honor: Warfighter"  (Source: itechbook.net)
They all received letters of reprimand and a cut of half their pay for two months

Seven U.S. Navy SEAL members are in hot water for participating in the making of the video game, "Medal of Honor: Warfighter."

Video game developer Electronic Arts (EA) recently paid seven active and retired U.S. Navy SEALs to help in the creation of "Medal of Honor: Warfighter" in order to make it as realistic as possible.

However, the Navy wasn't too pleased with this move. It said that their participation was a violation of Article 92, which basically states that members of the Navy SEALs cannot disclose classified material to anyone. The Navy believes that these members provided classified information to EA for the making of the game, but it is unclear what this classified information was.

Now, the seven SEALs are facing punishment, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). DOD said that a non-judicial punishment hearing was carried out on November 7 where the seven SEALs faced administrative proceedings. An NSW investigation is now being conducted to see if more members of the Navy were involved.

The seven Navy SEALs consist of two Senior Chief Special Operators and five Chief Special Operators, which all received letters of reprimand and a cut of half their pay for two months.

According to EA, they were unaware of whether the seven Navy SEALs asked the DOD for permission to participate first.

Back in 2010, EA's "Medal of Honor" was banned from military PXs globally because of multiplayer Taliban characters.

Source: Polygon



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RE: No - UCMJ Article 92 isn't about classified
By Rukkian on 11/12/2012 11:07:02 AM , Rating: 0
Why must everything be turned into an obama hate blog. Yes, we get it you don't like him, let it rest, and go post on Fauxnews.com.

I do wonder if this is meant as a warning shot to let others know not to be working unofficially on things like this. The military has had offical interaction with enterainment sources for a long time. Everything from TV shows to movies, and I assume video games. I am guessing this came from some members basically doing it under the table without the blessing of the Navy.


By room200 on 11/12/2012 3:16:12 PM , Rating: 1
They can't stand this guy. You've never seen so many posts on this site that were political until Obama became president. All of a sudden, these nuts here are deficit hawks. They NEVER posted that crap here as the deficits/debt grew under Bush. When the economy tanked, they NEVER came here and attacked Bush. Everyone knows the reason.


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