Lewis-McChord soldier gets life in prison for Afghan massacre

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  • Courtroom Sketches: Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales sentencing
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Afghanistan Massacre
In this detail from a courtroom sketch, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, right, sits with one of his civilian attorneys, Emma Scanlan, left, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 , during a plea hearing in a military courtroom at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington state. Bales pleaded guilty to multiple counts of murder, stemming from a pre-dawn attack on two villages in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan in March, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Millett)