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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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