Pvt. Danny Chen

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Soldier Wants Chinatown Block Renamed ‘Danny Chen Way’

Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, shot himself in Afghanistan in 2011 after being racially harassed by other soldiers.

06/11/2013

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Pvt. Danny Chen’s Family Speaks Out Against Military Hazing As Final Soldier Faces Punishment

Danny Chen’s former platoon leader was removed from the Army on Tuesday but will avoid a trial as part of an agreement with prosecutors, the Army announced.

12/18/2012

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Soldier Pleads Guilty In Hazing Case Of Pvt. Danny Chen

A soldier was sentenced Monday to about three months in prison and demoted to private for his role in the suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen, who authorities say killed himself because he was hazed over his Chinese ancestry.

08/28/2012

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Platoon Sergeant Faces Court-Martial In Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen

A platoon sergeant from Texas is facing a court-martial at Fort Bragg in connection with the death of a 19-year-old soldier in Afghanistan last year.

08/16/2012

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Soldier Convicted Of Lesser Charges In Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen Sentenced To 30 Days

A 10-member military jury sentenced Sgt. Adam Holcomb to 30 days in prison, demoted him to specialist and must forfeit one month’s pay.

07/31/2012

Private Danny Chen died in Afghanistan. (credit: Handout)

Army Sergeant Found Not Guilty In Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen

Sgt. Adam Holcomb was cleared on the charged of negligent homicide. However, he was found guilty on two lesser charges, maltreatment of a subordinate and assault.

07/30/2012

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Community Leaders Call For Justice Ahead Of First Court Martial In Pvt. Danny Chen’s Death

Pvt. Danny Chen, of Chinatown, shot himself on Oct. 3, 2011 in Afghanistan after weeks of racial slurs, humiliation and physical abuse by his colleagues, military officials said.

07/23/2012

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Army Drops Top Charge In Pvt. Danny Chen’s Death; 4 More Soldiers May Be Tried

The family of a Chinatown soldier who committed suicide after repeated hazing from his superiors is speaking out after the Army dropped the top charge against four of the eight soldiers charged in his death.

03/07/2012

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Military Investigators Recommended Courts-Martial For 2 Charged In Pvt. Danny Chen’s Death

First Lt. Daniel J. Schwartz from Maryland and Sgt. Travis F. Carden from Indiana are among eight soldiers charged in the death of 19-year-old Danny Chen.

02/16/2012

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

City Council Discussing Resolution Honoring Pvt. Danny Chen Of Chinatown

Pvt. Danny Chen of Chinatown committed suicide in Afghanistan in October. The resolution calls on the U.S Department of Defense to closely examine its policies around cultural diversity and sensitivity.

01/27/2012

Private Danny Chen

Chen Family Reveals Some Of The Horrible Abuses Allegedly Inflicted On Army Private Son

Private Danny Chen’s mother and father spent part of Thursday listening to Organization of Chinese Americans President Elizabeth OuYang recite details of alleged abuses Army investigators told the family about in a private meeting Wednesday at Fort Hamilton, in Brooklyn.

01/05/2012

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Pentagon On Chen’s Death: Hazing In The Military ‘Not Tolerated’

Speaking a news conference on Wednesday, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. John Kirby offered his condolences to the family of Pvt. Danny Chen.

12/22/2011