War in Iraq News Articles
US Army general to plead guilty to 3 lesser charges; maintains innocence on sex assault counts
By The Associated Press FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — US Army general to plead guilty to 3 lesser charges; maintains innocence on sex assault counts.
AP Exclusive: Misconduct forces more soldiers out
By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character.
Ex-soldier convicted in Iraqi death granted parole
By KEN MILLEROKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former U.S. Army lieutenant from Oklahoma convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner has been granted parole, the Army said Wednesday. Former 1st Lt. Michael Behenna of Edmond had served five years of a 15-year sentence for his 2009 conviction on a charge of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone.