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Robert Bales pleads guilty to Afghan massacre

In this Aug. 23, 2011 Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System photo, soldiers from Blackhorse Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, including Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, left, take part in exercise at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Five days after an attack on Afghan villagers killed 16 civilians, a senior U.S. official identified Bales as the suspect in that attack. (AP Photo/DVIDS, Spc. Ryan Hallock)

Robert Bales pleads guilty to Afghan massacre

Yahoo NewsNovember 5, 2012

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, plead guilty to multiple murder charges on June 5, 2013. The 2012 pre-dawn shooting rampage in southern Afghanistan further eroded U.S.-Afghan relations already frayed by a decade of war.


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