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The "Band of Brothers" Unravels

Soldier accused of civilian murders defends actions.
By Martin Bashir
ABC News
Wednesday 02 August 2006

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Pfc. Corey Clagett believed that the matter had been resolved.

After two internal inquiries evaluating a mission that had taken place in northern Iraq on May 9, the 22-year-old and three other soldiers from the 3rd Battalion of the 101st Airborne Division expected to return to their duties without a stain on their characters.

Within a month, however, three of the four had been arrested, accused of premeditated murder, and placed in a US military jail in Kuwait.

On Tuesday, the four appeared before an Article 32 hearing that would determine whether they should be court-martialed. If found guilty, they could face the death penalty.


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