The Press: Twitting the Brass

The least popular publication at the Pentagon is the Overseas Weekly, a racy tabloid that caters to the G.I. and competes with the official military paper, Stars and Stripes. It is not so much the competition that bothers the Pentagon as the fact that the Overseas Weekly never tires of twitting the military establishment. In between gobs of cheesecake and lurid crime stories, it exposes such eccentrics as the colonel who was able to commit an enlisted man to a psychiatric ward because the man had defended his friends at courtsmartial. Or the officers who punished two G.I.s by tying them...

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