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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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