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Resource ID: #19002
Subject: Military
Source: American Legion Magazine
Date: July


Nuwer sheds light on hazing rituals in the Army. The story examines differences between hazing in military and in other groups, such as fraternities. Although the military rites can be painful and humiliating, some recruits have found hazing had given them the mental toughness to survive in times of real war. "Experts suspect it's not the actual hazing that super-glues young recruits together but the sharing of experience," Nuwer reports.

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