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September 11, 1997 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under pressure from Congress, the Army has decided to discipline the former commander of the Army's Aberdeen Ordnance Center and about 10 other officers and soldiers for their roles in the sex scandal that erupted last year at the Maryland training school. The former center commander, Maj. Gen. Robert Shadley, has received a letter of reprimand in his personnel file, according to Pentagon officials.
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September 11, 1997 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under pressure from Congress, the Army has decided to discipline the former commander of the Army's Aberdeen Ordnance Center and about 10 other officers and soldiers for their roles in the sex scandal that erupted last year at the Maryland training school. The former center commander, Maj. Gen. Robert Shadley, has received a letter of reprimand in his personnel file, according to Pentagon officials.
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November 11, 1996
The Army is moving aggressively to investigate allegations of sexual harassment and predation brought by female soldiers against a number of trainers at its Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. High officers promise that the service's policy of zero tolerance for sexual misconduct will be rigorously enforced. Maj. Gen. Robert D.
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June 5, 1997 | DANA PRIEST and BRADLEY GRAHAM, THE WASHINGTON POST
Defense Secretary William S. Cohen, saying he wanted "to draw a line" against a "frenzy" of sexual misconduct allegations, decided Wednesday to retain Air Force Gen. Joseph W. Ralston as a leading candidate to become the nation's top military commander even though Ralston had an adulterous affair 14 years ago. "We need to come back to a rule of reason instead of a rule of thumb," Cohen said in an interview Wednesday after consulting earlier in the day with President Clinton on the matter.
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July 24, 1997 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two studies prompted by the misconduct cases at the Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground have found widespread confusion among U.S. troops on the military's sexual behavior rules but stop short of singling out more high-ranking officers for blame in the Army's worst sex scandal, defense officials say.
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November 8, 1996 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The military was hit by another major sexual harassment scandal Thursday as the Army disclosed that it has charged a captain and two sergeants in connection with the rape or harassment of more than a dozen female recruits at a training base in Maryland. Army officials conceded that the case could widen significantly after authorities complete an investigation. They said that Army investigators are interviewing 400 more female soldiers to determine if there are other victims.
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November 10, 1996 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As part of its widening probe of alleged sexual harassment of female recruits, the Army disclosed Saturday it has suspended an additional 15 training instructors at Maryland's Aberdeen Proving Ground while it examines complaints ranging from verbal abuse to sexual assault.
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November 9, 1996 | SHERYL STOLBERG and MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
For months, there were whispers among the young women who arrived for technical training at the Army's sprawling Aberdeen Proving Ground on the shore of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay. This was a base rife with fraternization, the rumors, went--forbidden, and sometimes unwanted, sexual contact between senior soldiers and fledgling recruits. "I had been hearing things about it from other privates," said Pvt. Stacey Stuard, 20, who has been in the Army five months. "But I didn't believe any of it.
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