Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Army relieves general of major command


AUGUST 8, 2005: On Aug. 8, the Chief of Staff of the Army directed the relief of Gen. Kevin P. Byrnes from his position as Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command. The investigation upon which this relief is based is undergoing further review to determine the appropriate final disposition of this matter.

No reason has been given yet. Keep an eye out for mainstream media reports on this.


UPDATE: Open Post at the Mudville Gazette.

UPDATE: Reuters reports Byrnes is being relieved for an investigation into "personal misconduct of a sexual nature."