Specialist Tad Donoho screams with pain after being administered a "pink belly" for his birthday: Each member of the platoon struck his stomach until it bruised. July 2008. Tim Hetherington hide caption

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Late Photographer Saw The Inner Lives Of Soldiers

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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, far right, escorts Afghanistan's Minister of National Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak (center) and Minister of Interior Gen. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi (left) in the Pentagon. Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo/OASD/PA hide caption

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Pakistani security personnel stand guard outside the house in Islamabad where family members of al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden are being held. Aamir Qureshi /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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During the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, a video showing the al-Qaida leader watching television was discovered. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This August 23, 2011 photograph obtained courtesy of the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) shows Staff Sgt. Robert Bales (right) at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California. (Note at 10:50 p.m. ET: Earlier, we mistakenly said he was on the left.) Spc. Ryan Hallock /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales during an August 2011 training exercise at Fort Irwin, Calif. Spc. Ryan Hallock/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From video of the incident, as the helicopter swooped low over a snowy base in Afghanistan moments before crashing in the distance. YouTube.com hide caption

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Afghan villagers prayed last week at a ceremony for the 16 victims of what officials say was an attack by a U.S. Army soldier. Allauddin Khan/AP hide caption

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Quil Lawrence, on 'Morning Edition'

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