U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Peden, center, flanked by attorneys H. Burton Baker, right, and Melinda Ryals, wipes away tears during a hearing in a Long County, Ga. courtroom on Thursday, April 3, 2014. ... more 
U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Peden, center, flanked by attorneys H. Burton Baker, right, and Melinda Ryals, wipes away tears during a hearing in a Long County, Ga. courtroom on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Peden and Army Pvt. Christopher Salmon pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a former military colleague and his teenage girlfriend to protect what Salmon described as an anti-government militia group formed by disgruntled troops at neighboring Fort Stewart. Salmon accepted a sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole, but Peden refused to accept the same punishment and will be sentenced by a judge at a later date. (AP Photo/Lewis Levine) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lewis Levine
Thu, Apr 3, 2014 2:57 PM EDT