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Joint Base Lewis McChord

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Soldier Claims Angry Fast-Food Worker Spiked Soda

A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier wants a local fast-food restaurant to apologize for one of its employees allegedly assaulting him.

CBS Seattle–07/28/2014

File photo of the outside of a courthouse. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

JBLM Soldier Faces Hearing In Killing of Iraqi Boys

A U.S. soldier accused of deliberately killing two unarmed teenage boys as they herded cattle in Iraq seven years ago is due in military court

CBS Seattle–04/23/2014

US Army Staff Sergeant Ty M.Carter stands with his Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House August 26, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ceremony Held In Olympia For Medal Of Honor Recipients

Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, and Capt. William D. Swenson all received the nation’s highest military honor for risking life in combat, beyond the call of duty, in the Afghanistan War.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2014

File photo of handcuffs being placed on a suspected criminal. (Credit: ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

$2 Million Bail Set In Soldier Stabbing Case

A $2 million bail has been set for a soldier accused of fatally stabbing a fellow serviceman near a large Army base in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–10/08/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Soldier Fatally Stabbed In Lakewood Identified

A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier who was fatally stabbed during an altercation in Lakewood, Wash., on Saturday has been identified.

CBS Seattle–10/07/2013

In this picture taken on March 11, 2012, an Afghan villager points to a spot where a family was shot, allegedly by US soldier Staff Sergeant Robert Bales. (Photo by Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images)

Villagers Unsatisfied By Life Sentence For Bales

The villagers traveled nearly 7,000 miles to learn the fate of the American soldier who gunned down their children, siblings and parents, who set their lifeless bodies afire with a kerosene lantern. And when the news came, it came in a simple gesture: a thumb’s up from their interpreter

08/24/2013

File photo of an Army soldier. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bales Faces Angry Afghans As Sentencing Continues

The sentencing hearing for the U.S. soldier who killed 16 Afghan civilians in rogue raids on two villages last year has resumed with testimony from a villager whose cousin lost 11 relatives in the attack.

CBS Seattle–08/21/2013

File photo of an Army soldier. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Afghan Massacre Victim Takes Stand, Curses Gunman

An Afghan farmer shot during a massacre in Kandahar Province last year took the witness stand Tuesday against the U.S. soldier who attacked his village, cursing him before breaking down and pleading with the prosecutor not to ask him any more questions.

CBS Seattle–08/20/2013

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Army Prepares For Bales Sentencing, Afghan Villagers To Testify

Afghan villagers will have a chance to sit face-to-face with Staff Sgt. Robert Bales for the first time since he stormed their mud-walled compounds in pre-dawn darkness and slaughtered 16 people, most of them women and children.

CBS Seattle–08/19/2013

File image of soldier in Afghanistan (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Local Soldier Receiving Medal Of Honor Recounts Battle

Nearly four years after a daylong firefight that killed eight of his fellow soldiers in Afghanistan, the emotion of that day remains just below the surface for Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, who will receive a Medal of Honor next month for his actions during that attack by Taliban fighters.

CBS Seattle–07/30/2013

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