NBC News: 'Open season' for sex at Alaskan base, military officials say

AnchorageMay 25, 2013 

FILE PHOTO: Col. George Bond, second from right, briefs U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, center, and U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, second from left, on the capabilities of missiles housed underground at Fort Greely Monday, June 1, 2009, during a tour of the Army base. The non-explosive missiles house an exoatmosphereic kill vehicle within them which, once in orbit, intercepts and destroys enemy ballistic missiles. Fort Greely is located about 110 miles south of Fairbanks near Delta Junction, Alaska.

JOHN WAGNER — AP Photo / Fairbanks Daily News-Miner file photo

NBC News reports the Army battalion commander at the Space and Missile Defense Command at Fort Greely is under investigation for allegedly creating an anything-goes environment for sexual activity at the post.

The story, attributed to unnamed "military and defense officials," says there "appear to be no allegations of sexual assault involved in the investigation. The sources report there are allegations that an officer or officers had sexual relations with female solders under their command."

According to one military official, "It's as if that was the only thing to do" at the remote Alaska base.

Read the full report here.



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