Coast Guard disciplines members for Mannequin Challenge

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 12:15

Members of the Coast Guard were filmed and participated in a Mannequin Challenge, are now facing disciplinary action.

The video of the Coast Guard officers was widely circulated on social media sites.


Reports indicate that the officers have been placed on four days confinement. 

The video shows several Coast Guard members posing still in a cafeteria with their weapons.

The Mannequin Challenge requires more than one person to appear frozen in time while someone films them.

The challenges has been posted tens of thousands of times on Youtube and Facebook and was even done by US Democrat Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her team that included the former US President Bill Clinton.

A senior Coast Guard official has said that the Mannequin Challenge does not fit the high standards expected within the Coast Guard.