(Army Times) The secretary of the Army has issued an order to round up all convicted sex offenders in the service "as soon as possible" and initiate proceedings for their discharge from the Army.
The move is part of the Army’s campaign against sex assault in the service. Soldiers convicted of a sex offense, which in the military includes rape and sexual assault, who are deployed will be returned to the states, said Troy Rolan, an Army spokesman.
The Army is working on guidance to implement the Nov. 7 directive issued by Army Secretary John McHugh, Rolan said.
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