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An Afghan man stands alongside the graves of some of the sixteen Afghan villagers who were killed in the March massacre in the grave-yard in Panjwai district of Kandahar province on November 4, 2012.  A US soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers is due in court Monday for the first time since the March massacre, in a pre-trial hearing to decide if he should face a full court martial.  Staff Sergeant Robert Bales is expected to attend throughout the Nov 5-16 Article 32 hearing at Fort Lewis-McChord in the western state of Washington, base spokesman Gary Dangerfield told AFP.   (Photo credit Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: JBLM Soldier Had Blood Of Victims On Him

A caped figure captured on surveillance video came running out of the darkness to the edge of a remote Army outpost in southern Afghanistan. Blood was smeared on his face, prosecutors said, and soaked into his clothes. Less than a mile away, 16 Afghans, including nine children, were dead, some of their bodies on fire in two villages.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2012

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

File photo of soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord returning home from Iraq on December 6, 2011.  (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

3 Of 4 Soldiers Killed Sunday Were From Wash. Base

Three of four soldiers killed Sunday in an insider attack in Afghanistan were from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

09/20/2012

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

A member of the U.S. Air Force directs an approaching vehicle as transfer cases with the remains of Maj. Matthew P. Houseal, of Amarillo, Texas; Sgt. Christian E. Bueno-Galdos, of Paterson, N.J., and Pvt. 1st Class Michael E. Yates, of Federalsburg, Md., can be seen at Dover Air Force Base on May 13, 2009 in Dover, Del. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Sergeant Charged In Murder Of 4 Soldiers, Naval Officer At Iraqi Military Base

Murder charges have been filed against a sergeant accused of killing four other soldiers and a Navy officer in May 2009 at a mental health clinic in Iraq, the Army said Friday.

05/18/2012

Washington State police are investigating whether a base officer tried to blackmail underage girls. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wash.-Based Soldier Investigated For Luring Girls

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

05/05/2012

credit: LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images

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

U.S. Soldier

Suspect’s Attorney Says Gov Hiding Evidence In Afghan Killings Case

The attorney for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the U.S. soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians, said Friday that the U.S. government is “hiding evidence” from the defense team.

CBS Seattle–03/30/2012

The front of Fort Leavenworth, where Robert Bales, the U.S. soldier accused of the shooting rampage in Afghanistan, is being held. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Wife: Soldier Accused In Deadly Afghan Shooting Showed No Signs Of PTSD

The wife of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales defended her husband in an interview with Matt Lauer for NBC’s “Today” show, set to air Monday.

03/26/2012

(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Suspect Identified In Afghan Massacre

SEATTLE – (CBS Seattle/AP) – Military 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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