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Sailor pleads guilty in war abuse case (AP)
Populux | October 6, 2006 at 09:51 amby
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CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - A Navy corpsman testified at his court-martial Friday that he watched as Marines shot an Iraqi civilian in the head after taking him from his home in the town of Hamdania. Petty Officer 3rd Class Melson J. Bacos, 21, said he saw two Marines fire at least 10 rounds into 52-year-old Hashim Ibrahim Awad. Seven Marines are charged in Awad's April 26 death. Bacos, a medic who was with them and also was charged, was the first to go to a court-martial. He pleaded guilty Friday ...