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June 20, 2012 2:11 pm

U.S. Military Personnel Won’t Face Criminal Charges Over Quran Burning

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Marine Lt. Gen. James N. Mattis. Photo: wiki commons.

The Hill – American service members will not face criminal charges for their role in the Quran burnings in Afghanistan earlier this year, but will be subjected to lesser administrative actions for their involvement in the incident.

One sailor and six soldiers will likely receive a written reprimand and a loss of pay for their participation in the burnings, but will retain their ranks and not be forced to go before an official military court martial, according to recent news reports.

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