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  • Legal defense fund set up by wife of Staff Sgt. Bales in Afghan massacre

    Legal defense fund set up by wife of Staff Sgt. Bales in Afghan massacre
    A legal defense fund for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, charged with 17 murders in a shooting rampage in an Afghan village, has been established, his wife said Saturday. With the support of Bales' extended family, wife Kari formed The Staff Sergeant...
  • Robert Bales' wife: 'He would not do that'

    Robert Bales' wife: 'He would not do that'
    Robert Bales, the U.S soldier charged with killing 17 Afghan civilians, loves children and would not have committed the murders he is accused of, his wife said. "It's unbelievable to me," Karilyn Bales said of the charge that her husband killed nine...
  • Veteran: Military spouses sometimes kept in dark about combat injuries, stress

    Veteran: Military spouses sometimes kept in dark about combat injuries, stress
    In 2007, Nick McCallon nearly lost his life in a roadside bombing in Iraq. He was on his first combat tour, as part of Joint Base Lewis-McChord's 4th Stryker Brigade. “There was a guy on the side of a canal hill that had watched us as we drove by...
  • Wife of Sgt. Bales stands by husband

    Wife of Sgt. Bales stands by husband
    The wife of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales describes the accusations against her husband as 'unbelievable.' Karilyn Bales says she doesn’t believe her husband was involved in the cold-blooded killings of 17 Afghan villagers, including children, going so...
  • Karzai Condemns Photos of U.S. Troops with Insurgents' Bodies

    Karzai Condemns Photos of U.S. Troops with Insurgents' Bodies
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzaion Thursday condemned photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of suspected insurgents as he called for "an accelerated and full transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces." Karzai, who...
  • Karzai condemns photos of U.S. troops with insurgents' bodies

    Karzai condemns photos of U.S. troops with insurgents' bodies
    Afghan President Hamid Karzaion Thursday condemned photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of suspected insurgents as he called for "an accelerated and full transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces." Karzai, who described the images as...
  • Local veterans say U.S. soldiers' Afghan body-parts photos are out of line

    Local veterans say U.S. soldiers' Afghan body-parts photos are out of line
    Local veterans said Wednesday the pictures of U.S. soldiers posing with the body parts of slain Afghan insurgents are way out of line, with one saying the pictures sickened him. The Los Angeles Times on Wednesday published photos, which were provided...
  • Army announces creation of division headquarters at JBLM

    Army announces creation of division headquarters at JBLM
    Army Secretary John McHugh visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Thursday to announce creation of a division headquarters at JBLM, which is common among other major Army bases. McHugh said the new division headquarters is needed to oversee combat...
  • Lawyer for Sgt. Bales raises possibility of PTSD in Afghan massacre case

    Lawyer for Sgt. Bales raises possibility of PTSD in Afghan massacre case
    The lawyer for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians, said Wednesday the military will have a difficult time trying to prove his client committed the crimes and that experts likely will find that Bales suffers frompost-...
  • U.S. has no access to site of Afghan massacre

    U.S. has no access to site of Afghan massacre
    U.S. militaryofficials have yet to gain access to the sites where 17 Afghans were killed in Kandahar, an obstacle that could make it more difficult to prosecute the American soldier accused of the multiple homicides. U.S. personnel have not been able...
  • Afghanistan massacre: What we've learned in the past week

    Afghanistan massacre: What we've learned in the past week
    Allegations that a U.S. soldier suspected of killing 17 Afghan civilians briefly returned to his base in the midst of the attacks are among the developments that have surfaced in the case in recent days. U.S. ArmyStaff Sgt. Robert Bales, 38, is accused...
  • Sgt. Bales' lawyer says military withholding vital information from him

    Sgt. Bales' lawyer says military withholding vital information from him
    The lawyer for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, charged with killing 17 Afghan civilians, said Friday the military is withholding information from him in the case, but he discounted reports from some Afghans that many American soldiers took part in the...