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Panetta wants ethics training review done soon
Twenty to 40 cases of senior military and civilian misconduct are substantiated by the Pentagon inspector general each year, the official said.
A semi-annual Pentagon inspector general report showed that for the first half of fiscal 2012, 186 cases were investigated and 31 cases were substantiated for ethical misconduct by a senior civilian or military official.
“These cases count the most because these are the role models for our troops,” the defense official said.
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