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Posted: Saturday, September 16th, 2006 5:43 AM HST

Army prosecutors add one charge against Fort Lewis war objector

By Associated Press

FORT LEWIS, Wash. (AP) _ The Army has added another allegation of conduct unbecoming an officer to the charges pending against war objector Lieutenant Ehren Watada of Hawaii.

Watada refused to deploy in June with his Fort Lewis-based unit because he believes the Iraq war is illegal.

He was accused of missing troop movement, conduct unbecoming an officer and contempt toward officials, including using ``contemptuous words'' against President Bush in media interviews.

Army spokesman Joe Piek says the new charge is based on Watada's remarks to the national convention of Veterans for Peace. It was held last month in Seattle.

According to a support group -- Friends and Family of Lieutenant Watada, he told the veterans -- quote -- ``to stop an illegal and unjust war, soldiers can choose to stop fighting it.''

(Copyright 2006 Associated Press. All rights reserved)



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