The Navy knows it has a drinking problem. Fleet Week means vomit in the streets and evenings that sailors best not remember.
The official Pier Pressure app combines a game with a suite of educational tools. The tools, which address alcohol abuse and how to avoid it, are actually pretty useful. But the game half is damned awful.
Alcohol abuse in the military is a real problem that demands real solutions, even ones that seem ridiculous. We should applaud the Navy for taking a risk with Pier Pressure. But we should be honest — the game actually sucks…
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Pier Pressure on iTunes
Navy Releases New Mobile Game on navy.mil
(header image from What became of the drunken sailor? on The Telegraph)
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