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United States Naval Academy

7 sailors charged with videotaping showering female officers

The Navy has charged seven sailors in connection with the recording and sharing of videos that showed female officers and student trainees in stages of undress aboard a U.S. submarine.

The Navy announced last year that it was investigating allegations that women were secretly recorded aboard the USS Wyoming nuclear submarine by male sailors stationed at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base on the Georgia coast. On Wednesday it released charging documents in the case.

The records show that three sailors were charged last month with making the video recordings and trading them with three other sailors, who are charged with distribution of illicit...