SERGEANTS AT ODDS

AFTER WARNING AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT, THE TOP NCO IS ACCUSED OF IT

Nearly half a million soldiers began marching to their TVs last week to watch an Army-issued video in which their leaders declare war on sexual harassment. "I expect all environments to be free of sexual harassment," Sergeant Major of the Army Gene McKinney barks sternly into the camera. "There's absolutely no place for sexual harassment in America's Army."

So soldiers and generals alike were dumbfounded last week when McKinney's former public relations aide, retired Sergeant Major Brenda Hoster, charged that McKinney had sexually harassed her. McKinney serves in one of the Army's most revered posts and is supposed to be the...

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