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Mar 10, 2014 — The judge found that the Army may have improperly influenced a senior officer into rejecting Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair's plea.
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Mar 6, 2014 — Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, facing court-martial on charges he sexually assaulted a female captain, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of an extramarital affair.
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Sep 27, 2013 — The former sergeant allegedly helped recruit others from Europe and the U.S. to help carry out contract killings.
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Sep 24, 2013 — The rules against ink below the elbows and above the neckline were loosened in 2006 when more soldiers were needed in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now, the Army wants to tighten regulations again.
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Aug 17, 2011 — A report found that some quality assurance tests were skipped altogether, while others were hastily done, which means that the Army cannot not guarantee that 5.1 million body plates provide "appropriate protection" for troops.
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Mar 25, 2011 — Historic photos of the US Army's first African American pilot program.
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Aug 20, 2010 — The U.S. still has combat brigades in Iraq but its calling them "advise and assist" brigades.
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Aug 20, 2010 — Some soldiers at Ft. Eustis say they were punished for not refusing to attend a Christian concert.
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Jun 16, 2010 — Army Parks Recruiting Mistakes In Care Units
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Feb 21, 2008 — Why are so many military officers leaving the armed forces, and what is the military doing about it?
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