Seven Navy Seals who worked as consultants on Medal Of Honor: Warfigher are facing punishment after revealing confidential information
The members of Navy Seal Team 6 have been subjected to disciplinary action. for revealing classified information to the developers on the new Medal Of Honor: Warfighter game. According to a story published on CBS, the Seals acted as consultants on the videogame and gave the developers classified material.
The seven Navy Seals are still on active duty, but have recieved official letters of reprimand from the Navy, and have their pay partially suspended for two months. Four other former members of the team, who are also on active duty, are reportedly under investigation.
Deputy commander of Naval Special Warfare Command, Rear Admiral Garry Bonelli has issued a statement nonjudicial punishments had been handed out for misconduct. No further details were forthcoming, but it is thought that the Seals were disciplined because they didn't seek permission from their commanding officers to become paid consultants on the game, and revealed details about equipment that is specific to their unit,.
"We do not tolerate deviations from the policies that govern who we are and what we do as sailors in the United States Navy," Bonelli said.
Among the soldiers who were disciplined is one Navy Seal who took part in the military operation that ended in the death of Osama Bin Laden.