Handout photo of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales at Fort Irwin

 
Handout photo of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales at Fort Irwin
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, (L) is seen during an exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, in this August 23, 2011 DVIDS handout photo. Bales, the U.S. Army soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a drunken rampage in March faces the military version of a preliminary hearing starting on November 5, 20120, to determine if there is sufficient evidence for a court martial. REUTERS/Department of Defense/Spc. Ryan Hallock/Handout