U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, right, is shown Monday with his civilian attorney, Emma Scanla, left, during a preliminary hearing in a military courtroom at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington state. Bales is accused of 16 counts of premeditated murder and six counts of attempted murder for a pre-dawn attack on two villages in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan in March 2012.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — The medic saw Staff Sgt. Robert Bales covered in blood and knew from the pattern of the staining it wasn’t his own. He asked where it came from and where he’d been.