Archive for Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Soldier sentenced to life arrives at Fort Leavenworth

September 3, 2013

Robert Bales arrived last week at Fort Leavenworth’s United States Disciplinary Barracks for post-trial confinement.

Bales was sentenced Aug. 23 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Fort Lews, Wash., to life in prison without parole for the killings of 16 Afghan civilians. To avoid the death penalty, he pleaded guilty.

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