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General Accused Of Forcing His Soldiers Into Sex With Him

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NBCNEWS.COM/FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair, a 27-year Army veteran, used his superior rank to force subordinates into improper sexual relations, military prosecutors said Monday at a hearing to determine if he should face a court-martial.

The Fort Bragg-based general is accused of 26 violations of military law including forcible sodomy, wrongful sexual conduct, possessing pornography while deployed and conduct unbecoming of an officer.

The charges stem from inappropriate behavior toward four female subordinates and a civilian over the last five years, Army prosecutors said, revealing new details about charges brought against Sinclair in September.

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