Dispatches Tailhook, the Sequel

Nothing like two years of unremitting public contempt to throw a wet blanket on a party. The 36th convention of the Tailhook Association, the Navy and Marine Corps carrier pilots society, took place in San Diego last weekend, and it was a somewhat more low-key gathering than the bacchanalian riot that occurred the last time the organization met, two years ago in Las Vegas. Back then, the attendees sexually assaulted dozens of women, and their behavior resulted in 40 disciplinary actions, 11 court-martial investigations, the resignation of a Navy Secretary, the near firing of the Navy's top admiral, and a universal...

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