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Mon Apr 30, 2012, 09:23 PM

VFW helping family of Robert Bales [View all]

Source: Army Times

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/04/ap-local-vfw-raising-money-bales-family-043012/

TACOMA, Wash. — A local veterans group has been raising money to support the wife and children of Sgt. Robert Bales, the soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians.

“They will need it all,” said Carlos Alameda, Veterans of Foreign Wars state commander, who was introduced to the staff sergeant at an event before he deployed. “They will need more than that.”

The (Tacoma) News Tribune of reported Sunday that the group’s chapter in Tacoma raised nearly $2,000 for the family earlier this month.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 91 in Tacoma also arranged for Kari Bales and her children — a 5-year-old daughter and a 2-year-old son — to ride in a float during the Daffodil Parade.

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Read more: http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/04/ap-local-vfw-raising-money-bales-family-043012/

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