USMC Tosses Puppy-Throwing Marine

Also sanctions partner in crime in infamous YouTube video
By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 12, 2008 12:00 PM CDT
The video was viewed tens of thousands of times on YouTube.   (fizzb12345)
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(Newser) – One Marine is being expelled and another punished for their roles in the YouTube video posted in March that showed a puppy being thrown off an Iraq cliff, reports the AP. Lance Cpl. David Motari is "being processed for separation" from the Marine Corps—he and the Marine accused of taping the puppy's death also received unspecified "non-judicial punishment."

"The actions seen in the Internet video are contrary to the high standards we expect of every Marine and will not be tolerated," the Marine Corps said in a news release.