General gets no time in jail

Military judge reprimands him in sexual-misconduct case

Posted: March 21, 2014 at 3:25 a.m.

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, center, who admitted to inappropriate relationships with three subordinates, leaves the courthouse after being sentenced at Fort Bragg, N.C., Thursday, March 20, 2014. Attorneys Ellen Brotman, right, and Maj. Sean Foster, along with Josh Zeitz, left, who handled Public Relations for the defense, are by his side. Sinclair was reprimanded and docked $20,000 in pay Thursday, avoiding jail time in one of the U.S. military's most closely watched courts-martial. (AP Photo/Ellen Ozier)

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Ending a closely watched sexual-misconduct trial, a judge Thursday reprimanded Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair for mistreating an Army captain who was his mistress, among other offenses, but did not sentence him to jail time and allowed him to remain in the military.

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