Soldier http://www.kplu.org en Boise soldier enters guilty plea in war crimes case http://www.kplu.org/post/boise-soldier-enters-guilty-plea-war-crimes-case <p>JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. &ndash; A 21-year-old soldier from Boise has pleaded guilty to unpremeditated murder of an unarmed Afghan civilian.</p><p>Private First Class Andrew Holmes entered his plea Thursday as part of an agreement with prosecutors. The deal spares him a possible mandatory life sentence.</p><p> Thu, 22 Sep 2011 22:45:33 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2711 at http://www.kplu.org Wash.-Based Soldier Overcomes War Wounds, Gets MBA http://www.kplu.org/post/wash-based-soldier-overcomes-war-wounds-gets-mba <p>LACEY, Wash. &ndash; Over the past year, we&#39;ve brought you several stories about soldiers struggling in their transition home from war &ndash; some have gotten in trouble with the law, others even died tragically. Today, we hear another kind of story. It&#39;s about an Army captain who battled back from a grave injury and recently graduated from business school.</p><p>As the neighbor dogs carry on, Brian Giroux drives nails into a storage shed he&#39;s constructing in his back yard.</p> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 18:08:16 +0000 Austin Jenkins 1976 at http://www.kplu.org Wash.-Based Soldier Overcomes War Wounds, Gets MBA