A U.S. Army general facing sexual assault charges is due back in court for a hearing on pre-trial motions.

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A U.S. Army general facing sexual assault charges is due back in court for a hearing on pre-trial motions.

A court martial for Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair is set to begin June 25 on charges that include forcible sodomy, indecent acts, violating orders and adultery.

A military judge on Tuesday ordered two U.S. Army generals to testify about whether they were pressured by top Pentagon officials to charge Sinclair with the alleged sexual assault of a female captain.

Military judge Col. James Pohl granted a pre-trial motion filed by Sinclair’s defense team compelling testimony by Gen. Dan Allyn and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Colt.

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Colt recently replaced Allyn as Fort Bragg’s commander.

Allyn could testify as soon as Wednesday. It wasn’t immediately clear when Colt might take the stand.

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