US army officer on rape charge

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The US army has brought charges of rape and sexual harassment against a captain and two drill sergeants at the Army Ordnance Center in Maryland.

The Pentagon said it had identified more than a dozen victims, all female recruits in their second eight weeks of military training.

"All of us are deeply troubled by the allegations of sexual misconduct and rape," said Gen. Dennis Reimer, army chief of staff at a Pentagon news conference. AP - Washington