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U.S. soldiers keep watch at the entrance of a military base near Alkozai village following the shooting of Afghan civilians allegedly committed by a rogue U.S. soldier in Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: JANGIR/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Americans Sympathize With Soldier Suspected In Deadly Afghan Shooting

He is accused of the kind of crime that makes people shiver, the killing of families in their own homes under cover of night, the butchery of defenseless children. Under normal circumstances, Americans would dismiss such an act as worthy of only one response: swift and merciless punishment.

03/19/2012

A villager points to a spot where a family was allegedly shot in their residence by a rogue U.S. soldier in Alkozai village of Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan Shooting Suspect Integrated Into ‘Normal Pre-Trial Confinement Routine’

A Seattle lawyer who is defending an Army staff sergeant suspected of killing 16 Afghans, including nine children, met Monday with the soldier for the first time at Fort Leavenworth, a conversation the attorney described as emotional.

03/19/2012

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Lawyer Prepares to Meet Afghan Killings Suspect

Seattle defense attorney John Henry Browne is preparing to meet Monday with Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who is facing formal charges in an attack on two slumbering Afghan villages that left 16 people dead, including nine children.

03/19/2012

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Suspect Identified In Afghan Massacre

SEATTLE – (CBS Seattle/AP) -┬áMilitary sources have identified the suspect in the shooting deaths of 16 Afghan civilians as Staff Sgt. Robert Bales. American officials had previously said the suspect was a 38-year-old staff sergeant […]

CBS Seattle–03/16/2012

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Details Emerge About US Suspect in Afghan Massacre

Five days after the massacre, a portrait of the 38-year-old staff sergeant is beginning to emerge, though it remains very sketchy. Much of what is known about the suspect was disclosed by his lawyer, John Henry Browne, a veteran defense attorney from Seattle who came forward Thursday.

03/16/2012

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JBLM’s Troubled Past

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is one of the largest military installations in the U.S., and one that has seen its share of controversies and violence in the past few years.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2012

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Parents ID One of the US Army Airmen Killed in JBLM Helicopter Crash

The parents of one of the four Army aviators killed when two helicopters crashed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord say their son was a veteran of tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

12/14/2011

A U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter flies over the desert on Dec. 1, 2011 near Nasiriyah, Iraq. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

4 Soldiers Killed After Army Choppers Crash On Washington Base

Two Army helicopters crashed Monday night at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in an accident that killed four soldiers, a military spokesman said late Monday.

12/13/2011

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