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    After Video Showing Mold in Shower Facility, Marine Corps Shuts Down Building and Sends in Inspectors

    After Video Showing Mold in Shower Facility, Marine Corps Shuts Down Building and Sends in Inspectors

    After a video was posted online appearing to depict a moldy shower facility, the Marine Corps said that it shuttered the building at Geiger, North Carolina, and sent in health professionals to test for hazards, according to a service spokesperson on Monday.

    Last week, an Instagram page called “notinregz” posted a video of Marines walking around a shower facility that appeared to have dark splotches of mold growth on the ceiling of the building.

    The Marine Corps spokesperson said that the building contained a faulty conditioning system, which may have contributed to the apparent growth, and that Marines have been provided alternative facilities to use.

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    The building belongs to the School of Infantry-East aboard Camp Lejeune, which is one of two infantry schools within the Marine Corps.

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    “[The School of Infantry] has been continuously monitoring their buildings,” Maj. Josh Pena, a spokesperson for the service's Training and Education Command, told Military.com on Monday, “But they're aware that the buildings — it's time for them to be refurbished.”

    When asked if Marines were using it prior to last week, when the video was posted, Pena said, “Apparently they were, so what the school has done in response [is] they sent in health professionals to test…

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