Accused Soldier Was Family Man

Posted by | March 17, 2012 11:41 | Filed under: Top Stories

We’re learning more about the soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan.

On a winding road of wood-frame homes tucked amid towering pines, Robert Bales was the father who joined his two young children for playtime in the yard, a career soldier who greeted neighbors warmly but was guarded when talking about the years he spent away at war.

“When I heard him talk, he said … `Yeah, that’s my job. That’s what I do’,” said Kassie Holland, a next-door neighbor to the soldier who is now suspected of killing 16 Afghan civilians. “He never expressed a lot of emotion toward it…

“I can’t believe it was him,” said Holland, recalling a kind-hearted neighbor. “There were no signs. It’s really sad. I don’t want to believe that he did it.”

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