Army General Avoids Jail Time In High-Profile Sex Case02:56

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair. (U.S. Army)
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair. (U.S. Army)
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Army General Jeffrey Sinclair, who was accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate, has been reprimanded and fined $20,000, avoiding jail time.

The general had pleaded guilty to adultery and using a government-issued credit card to pay for a trip to see his mistress.

NPR's Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman joins Here & Now's Sacha Pfeiffer to discuss the outcome one of the military's most closely watched courts-martial


This segment aired on March 20, 2014.

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