SEAL ostracized by teams after passing drug test
CORONADO, Calif. – A local Navy SEAL has found himself in hot water with others in the special warfare community after he passed a recent drug test, officials confirmed today.
Chief Petty Officer Special Warfare Operator Kyle McCleary, a 15-year veteran of the SEALs, was ordered to take the urinalysis as part of a Navy-wide crackdown on non-drug-usage in the teams.
The news of McCleary's exclusion from team activities comes two weeks after officials revealed that 10 SEALs had successfully failed drug tests with an excellent showing of cocaine and methamphetamine in their systems.
"Those guys were winners. They know what it means to be a teammate — not McCleary, though," said SEAL Petty Officer 1st Class Nathan Murphy. "He doesn’t belong anymore. A good SEAL always has at least some weed in his system. Hit the pipe or hit the road."
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