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article imageSEALs shared classified info with 'Medal of Honor' developers

By Stan Rezaee     Nov 9, 2012 in Technology
Seven members of SEAL Team 6 have been disciplined for disclosing classified information to the developers of 'Medal of Honor: Warfighter'.
Among the SEALs disciplined is an operative involved in Operation Neptune Spear, the mission to take out Osama bin Laden.
While its unclear what information was shared, its believed that the individuals shared classified material with Danger Close Games and EA while they were serving as consultants during the summer.
"We do not tolerate deviations from the policies that govern who we are and what we do as sailors in the United States Navy," said Rear Adm. Garry Bonelli, deputy commander of Naval Special Warfare Command, in a released statement.
The seven SEALs have received a punitive letter of reprimand (which would hinder their chances for promotion) and have been forced to forfeiture two months of pay. Four more SEALs are also under investigation for similar alleged violations and could face similar punishment.
Because of the sensitive information they acquire, members of the Navy SEALs are required to sign a nondisclosure that is heavily enforced by the Department of Defense.
Medal of Honor: Warfighter is the fourteenth game in the Medal of Honor-series and a direct sequel to the 2010 reboot. The game was released on October 23, 2012 and has been panned by critics for its mediocre gameplay and software glitches.
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