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Democrat pushes stronger policies against hazing in military

March 1, 2016
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A congresswoman whose nephew committed suicide while serving as a Marine in Afghanistan is pressing Congress to take action after a government watchdog report found the Pentagon isn’t doing enough to prevent hazing. “I’ve made it my mission to end hazing in our armed services because it is unacceptable and indefensible,” Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) said Tuesday. Chu was testifying before the House Armed Services Committee as part of its annual “Member Day,” when non-committee members lay out what they want included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Congressional Republicans: Obama's Guantanamo Plan Dead on Arrival