A Secret Service CAT team member walks toward his vehicle at Brussels Airport in Belgium March 26, 2014.
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A Secret Service agent found drunk by staff at a Dutch hotel was recalled to the U.S. along with two of his colleagues, the day before President Barack Obama was set to arrive in the Netherlands.The Secret Service said the three agents were benched on Sunday for "disciplinary reasons" but declined to elaborate.The Secret Service was alerted to the situation by U.S. Embassy officials in the Netherlands after hotel staff reported finding the highly intoxicated agent in the hotel, said a person familiar with the situation, who wasn't authorized to discuss the alleged behavior on the record and demanded anonymity. The Secret Service's reputation for rowdy behavior snowballed in April 2012 in the run-up to another Obama foreign trip, this one in the Caribbean resort city of Cartagena, Colombia, where 13 agents and officers were accused of carousing with female foreign nationals including prostitutes at a hotel where they were staying before Obama's arrival.
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