Preliminary hearing ends in Afghan massacre case - Article Photos 18/20

Two soldiers stand guard at a road closed for construction outside the building housing a military courtroom on Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington state, where a preliminary hearing was expected to conclude Tuesday Nov. 13, 2012, for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales. Bales is accused of 16 counts of premeditated murder and six counts of attempted murder for a pre-dawn attack on two villages in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan last March. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)