Worth the read is Gustav Eyler, Gangs in the Military, 118 Yale L. J. 696 (2009).
Gang activity in the U.S. military is increasing. Gang members undermine good order and discipline in the armed services and pose a serious threat to military and civilian communities. Congress recently responded to this threat by directing the Secretary of Defense to promulgate regulations forbidding the active participation of service personnel in criminal street gangs. This Note reviews the threat posed by military gangs and analyzes existing military policies addressing gang affiliation. This Note concludes with recommendations for the military to consider when it drafts the new regulations demanded by Congress.
Rod Powers, Gang Activity in the U.S. Military, About.com, 12 February 2008.
According to a recently released FBI report, Gang-related activity in
the US military is increasing and poses a threat to law enforcement
officials and national security.
Gang Members in the Military, Nat'l Gang Intelligence Center, Nat'l Gang Threat Assessment 2009, Department of Justice.
Stars & Stripes ran a four part series on gangs in the military in February 2007.