Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, left, is shown during an exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, Aug. 23, 2011.
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, left, is shown during an exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, Aug. 23, 2011. MCT
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, left, is shown during an exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, Aug. 23, 2011. MCT

Bales wanted peers to think well of him in aftermath of Kandahar killings

November 06, 2012 2:35 PM