In this 2008 photo provided by Corey Smalley, Eddie Ray Routh poses with an AK-47 at Camp Fallujah in Iraq. For the Marines who served with him in the Iraqi desert, the man on trial for gunning down "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and a friend is not the Eddie Ray Routh they knew. The 27-year-old veteran stands charged with capital murder in the Feb. 2, 2013, slayings of the former Navy SEAL and his friend, Chad Littlefield. The two men had taken Routh to a shooting range after Routh's mother asked Kyle to help her son cope with debilitating post-traumatic stress disorder and other personal demons. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Corey Smalley)

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — For those who served with Eddie Ray Routh in the Iraqi desert, the man on trial for gunning down the famed “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and a friend is not the Marine they had come to know.

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