Article Photos: Soldier pleads guilty in massacre of 16 Afghans 1/13

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2011, file photo provided by the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, shows Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales during an exercise at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.  Bales, an Army staff sergeant charged with slaughtering 16 villagers in one of the worst atrocities of the Afghanistan war, is expected to plead guilty Wednesday June 5, 2013 in an attempt to avoid the death penalty. (AP Photo/DVIDS, Spc. Ryan Hallock, File)