Starting this month, the U.S. military will utilize breathalyzer tests at Marine bases to combat the high rates of reported alcohol use among troops.  The new policy subjects Marines to twice yearly random tests, and depending on the results, a positive test could result in referrals for additional testing, screening, or medical evaluations.  The new policy aims to improve the overall health of the troops and to reduce the incidence of alcohol abuse among military personnel.  This new policy will affect the three Marine Corp installations in North Carolina including Camp Lejeune, the largest base on the east coast.

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