**FILE** In this photo provided by the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, Sgt. Robert Bales takes part in exercises at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., on Aug. 23, 2011. (Associated Press/DVIDS, Spc. Ryan Hallock)

Photo by: Spc. Ryan Hallock

**FILE** In this photo provided by the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, Sgt. Robert Bales takes part in exercises at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., on Aug. 23, 2011. (Associated Press/DVIDS, Spc. Ryan Hallock)