Alcohol regulations for Marines?

Posted at 12:29 PM, Dec 21, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-21 12:32:50-05

The Marines are adopting a tough policy on alcohol.

Starting next month – all members of the Marines will have to take a random breathalyzer test at least twice a year. That’s according to a story from

Those who blow higher than a .01 – which is possible after a single drink – will get referred to counseling.

Those who blow a .04 or higher will have to see a doctor to figure out if they’re fit for duty.

No other branch has these tests – and they are tougher than laws that drivers face in many states.

This comes after a study revealed that binge drinking is on the rise in the Military.

What do you think about these new alcohol regulations for Marines?