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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

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Trial For 1st Of 8 Soldiers In Hazing Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen Begins In N.C.

The mother of a Chinese-American soldier testified Tuesday at the court martial of an army sergeant accused of hazing her son, who killed himself in Afghanistan.

07/24/2012

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

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

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

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

U.S. Military Charges 8 Soldiers In Afghanistan With The Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen

Chen, who was from Chinatown, was found dead in his barracks back in October with what was described as “non-combat injuries.” He was just 19.

12/21/2011