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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon estimated that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted in unreported incidents last year — 35% more than in 2010 — a severe trend that senior officials warned could threaten recruiting and...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — Army Sgt. John Russell opened fire on U.S. mental health workers at a combat stress center in Iraq out of revenge after doctors said he was not eligible to leave the Army, prosecutors said Monday at the opening of...
SAN DIEGO — A military judge Thursday sentenced a female Marine convicted of attempted adultery and lying to investigators to a letter of reprimand and the loss of $3,000 in pay. Lt. Col. Leon Francis could have sentenced her to a year in the brig...
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CAMP PENDLETON — A female Marine was convicted Wednesday of "attempted adultery" and lying to investigators in a case involving allegations of sexual misconduct and alcohol abuse in the enlisted ranks. The Marine, a staff sergeant with 17 years'...
The night began like many at Boorda Hall, a five-story barracks at Naval Station Great Lakes, the Navy's premier training base on the shore of Lake Michigan in Illinois. Somebody announced a party, and the hard drinking and beer pong began. A 21-year-...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 villagers and wounding six more in Afghanistan, will undergo a government sanity review this weekend to determine his mental state, his attorneys said. Bales...
After ruling last week that Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was subjected to overly restrictive confinement at a Marine Corps brig, a military judge postponed proceedings in Manning's court-martial until June. The Army should use that delay to consider a plea...
HOUSTON -- A top Air Force general testifying at a congressional hearing Wednesday about the growing sexual scandal at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas said officials "clearly failed" to establish order and discipline among instructors at the...
A Marine who urinated on the corpses of Taliban fighters in a video seen worldwide pleaded guilty Wednesday to several charges at a court-martial at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Staff Sgt. Edward W. Deptola admitted desecrating the remains and posing with the...
In a rare case of an active-duty general charged with criminal offenses, a brigadier general at Ft. Bragg, N.C., is scheduled to face a court-martial Tuesday on charges of forcible sodomy, sexual misconduct and compelling female officers to perform sex...
FORT BRAGG N.C. -- Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair, a veteran of five tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, deferred entering a plea to criminal charges including sexual misconduct at his court-martial Tuesday. In a rare case of an active-duty general...
SEATTLE -- The commanders at Joint Base Lewis-McChord have decided to refer the case against Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales for a general court-martial on charges that he murdered 16 civilians in a late-night shooting rampage outside a remote Army outpost...
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