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The Lake Tapps home of Robert Bales. Bales is accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

JBLM Hearing Set In Afghanistan Killing Spree

A pretrial hearing for the soldier accused of an Afghan killing spree has been set for Nov. 5 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, with villagers expected to testify by video from Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan.

CBS Seattle–10/12/2012

Members of the 1st Squardron, 14th Cavalry Regiment based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Spc. Shane Sanders, left, looks out and Staff Sgt. Kevin Perkins looks through a scope at the Mizan Valley on their first visit to Observation Post Two on a hill overlooking COP Mizan (not visible) in Zabul Province, Afghanistan, March 27, 2012.  (credit: Getty Images)

JBLM Solider Killed In Afghanistan

The Army says a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier has died in Afghanistan from wounds sustained when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.

07/16/2012

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Robert Bales to Face Military Court Hearing in September

The Army has scheduled a preliminary court hearing in September for the JBLM soldier accused of slaughtering 16 civilians during a pre-dawn rampage on two Afghan villages in March. He’s being held in the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, KS.

07/13/2012

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Guide to WA’s Best Summer Air Shows

Washington is filled with aviation lovers, and to prove it, check out some of the best air shows in the country! They are happening right here in WA!

07/11/2012

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Ranger’s Body Finally Recovered from Mount Rainier

After two weeks of delays due to weather and avalanche danger, the body of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger who fell to his death during a rescue operation was recovered Thursday by helicopter.

07/05/2012

Attorney Emma Scanlan; credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Army Adds Charges Against Afghan Shooting Suspect Bales

The Army has dropped a murder charge, but added others, including steroid use, against a JBLM soldier accused in a deadly shooting rampage in Afghanistan.

06/01/2012

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Lawyer: Soldier Doesn’t Remember Iraq Killings

An Army sergeant charged with killing four other soldiers and a Navy officer in May 2009 at a mental health clinic in Iraq should not face a possible death penalty, his lawyer said Monday. Sgt. John Russell has no memory of being inside the Camp Liberty Combat Stress Center near Baghdad, attorney James Culp said.

05/21/2012

New Orleans Residents Commemorate Memorial Day

Guide to Memorial Day Observances in Puget Sound

Memorial Day weekend, May 26 – 28, is a time for us to honor and remember those servicemen and women who have died to give us our freedoms in America, and for those veterans who have served. You are welcome to participate in these local events and give your respects to our fallen heroes.

05/14/2012

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Guide to Armed Forces Day Events in Puget Sound

In 1949, Armed Forces Day began in the US. President Harry Truman declared it a day to praise the work of the military services at home and overseas. On Saturday, May 19, you and your family have a chance to attend one of these events in Puget Sound and salute our military men and women.

05/05/2012

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JBLM Soldier Investigated for Luring Young Girls

The Washington state Patrol is investigating allegations that a Joint Base Lewis McChord soldier lured under girls through Facebook and blackmailed them into giving up nude pictures.

05/04/2012

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