May 22, 2013 in Nation/World

General suspended in sex case

Mcclatchy-Tribune
 

WASHINGTON – The Army suspended the commander of its main basic training camp Tuesday for alleged adultery, the latest in a string of military officers accused of sexual misconduct.

Brig. Gen. Bryan T. Roberts, a 29-year Army veteran, was suspended from his post at Fort Jackson, S.C., while the military investigates allegations of “adultery and a physical altercation,” officials said.

“We don’t have any evidence of any sexual assault. The allegations we have indicate a breach of order and discipline,” said Col. Christian Kubik, an Army spokesman.

Roberts, who is married with three children, previously led units in Iraq and in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Adultery is a crime under military law and, if proved, could end his Army career.

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