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Army Files New Charges in Watada Court-Martial

Published: Sun 25 Feb 2007 10:42 PM
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Army Files New Charges in Watada Court-Martial
By Christian Hill
The Olympian
Saturday 24 February 2007
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The Army has filed a new round of charges against a Fort Lewis officer who refused to deploy to Iraq and spoke out publicly against the war, resurrecting a high-profile case aborted by a mistrial two weeks ago.
In a widely expected move, the Army on Friday filed the same charges against Lt. Ehren Watada that were brought against him in the wake of his refusal to board a plane bound for the Middle East on June 22.
Watada is charged with missing troop movement and conduct unbecoming an officer for statements critical of the Bush administration and the war that he made in speeches and to journalists.
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