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2005-08-10 17:31:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army said on Wednesday that further discipline was possible against a four-star general relieved of his command due to what his lawyer called "a consensual, adult relationship" outside of marriage. Gen. Kevin Byrnes was fired as commanding general of the Army Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Monroe in Virginia on Monday by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Schoomaker, the Army said in a statement on Tuesday. It represented a rare punishment of a four-star...

2005-08-09 13:58:42

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The four-star general who headed the U.S. Army's training and recruiting efforts has been relieved of his duties after an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct, defense officials said on Tuesday. In a rare punishment of a four-star officer -- the highest rank in the military -- Gen. Kevin Byrnes, 52, was fired as commanding general of the Army Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Monroe in Virginia by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter...

2005-08-09 10:06:38

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The four-star general who headed the U.S. Army's training program has been relieved of his duties for unspecified "personal misconduct" after a probe by criminal investigators, the Army said on Tuesday. Gen. Kevin Byrnes was fired from his position as commanding general of the Army Training and Doctrine Command, the Army said. Army officials did not rule out the possibility of criminal charges. "The investigation upon which this relief is based is undergoing further...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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