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Two former Navy football players face court-martial in alleged sexual assault
Two former Navy football players face court-martial in alleged sexual assault

The superintendent of the Naval Academy has referred two former members of the Navy football team to a court-martial on charges that they sexually assaulted a fellow midshipman while she was incapacitated at a party in Annapolis, the academy said Thursday. Attorneys for Midshipmen Joshua Tate and Eric Graham said the decision by Vice Adm. Michael Miller went beyond the recommendation of a military judge who presided over a preliminary hearing in the case. The attorneys said Cmdr. Robert P. Monahan Jr., the judge in the eight-day hearing last summer, recommended that no one be court-martialed. Monahan's report to Miller has not been made public. Now Tate, a junior at the academy, is...

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