Soldier Held In Afghan Killings Was From Troubled Us Base

Los Angeles TimesSoldier held in Afghan killings was from troubled US baseLos Angeles TimesDozens of recent cases of killings, suicides and assaults have been linked to combat troops from sprawling Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. A TV in a barber shop near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state shows Brig.

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