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Army general facing sex charges had porn on laptop

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An expert in Afghan culture has testified that pornography found on the computer of a U.S. Army general then deployed to the Muslim country would be highly offensive to local residents. Full story...
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Judge: Soldier premeditated Iraq killings of Wilmington Navy officer, four soldiers

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A military judge has found Army Sgt. John Russell guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq. Full story...
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Soldier journalists get lessons in TV from WWAY

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videoWWAY is proud to host some soldiers from Fort Bragg as guests this week. Bravo Company 3rd Military Information Support Battalion A is the Department of Defense's only unit whose mission is to disseminate information throughout various broadcast platforms worldwide. Full story...
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Motions hearings conclude in Army sex charge trial

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More hearings are planned next month for motions before the court martial of a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct. Full story...
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Judge rules just 1 jury in Army sex charge trial

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A judge has decided that just one jury will hear all charges against a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct. Full story...
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Ex-Fort Bragg soldier sentenced in fraud scheme

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A former Fort Bragg soldier is headed to federal prison for defrauding the government. Natosha June Boyd was sentenced to 30 months in prison to be followed by 3 years of supervised release for her involvement in submitting false claims through the U.S. Department of Defense's travel reimbursement system. Full story...
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2012 military suicides hit record high of 349

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The Associated Press has learned that suicides in the US military surged to a record 349 last year. That far exceeds the 295 American combat deaths in Afghanistan in 2012 and compares with 301 military suicides in 2011. Full story...
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Army soldier sent to prison for stealing $100,000

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An Army soldier based at Fort Bragg is heading to prison for stealing bundles of cash while on deployment to Afghanistan. Full story...
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No foul play in death of Mich. paratrooper in NC

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Police say there's no evidence of foul play in the death of a paratrooper from western Michigan who was found dead at a home near his base in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC-born Army soldier killed in Afghanistan

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Military officials say an Army soldier from North Carolina has died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Friday that 25-year-old Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr. of Rocky Mount died Nov. 13, in Kandahar province. Full story...
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Charged general's wife: Long war hurts families

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The wife of an Army general facing sexual misconduct charges at Fort Bragg has written an opinion piece saying the stresses of a decade of war contributed to several recent high-profile military sex scandals. Full story...
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Sergeant found guilty on 1 count in soldier death

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A military jury has found an Army sergeant guilty on one of three charges in the hazing-related death of Pvt. Danny Chen. Sgt. Jeffrey T. Hurst was found not guilty Friday of hazing and maltreatment. He was found guilty of dereliction of duty. Full story...
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Hearing airs sex crimes case against US general

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US Army prosecutors are charging a general with sex crimes against five women, including four military subordinates and a civilian. The first details of the charges filed in September emerged at a military justice hearing Monday for Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair at Fort Bragg. Full story...
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Hearing set for US general charged with sex crimes

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Fort Bragg officials will hold a preliminary hearing to determine if there's enough evidence for an Army general charged with sex crimes to face trial. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines train at Fort Bragg

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Marines from Camp Lejeune have headed inland to train at Fort Bragg with the Army. The Fayetteville Observer reported the 10th Marine Regiment is training at Fort Bragg until Oct. 26. Full story...
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