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Hyten Confirmed As Vice Chairman Of JCS Despite Sexual Assault Allegations

September 27 2019


Air Force Gen. John Hyten has been confirmed as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff despite scrutiny following allegations of sexual assault by a former aide, reports the Military Times. Hyten, currently head of U.S. Strategic Command, was nominated for the job in April. A former subordinate accused Hyten of propositioning her multiple times and attempting to force himself on her in a hotel room. Hyten has denied the allegations. The Air Force conducted an...

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