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14 Army Leaders Fired Or Suspended At Fort Hood Over Sexual Misconduct

The Army is punishing 14 leaders at Fort Hood, relieving some high-ranking officers of duty and suspending other leaders after a review sparked by the killing of Spc. Vanessa Guillén.

Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy cited profound problems at the base, including a command climate that was “permissive of sexual harassment and sexual assault.”

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley speaks with Col. Don Christensen, president of the nonprofit group Protect Our Defenders and former chief prosecutor for the U.S. Air Force.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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