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Report: Bergdahl to Be Charged with Desertion
...“Bill, the Army has come to its conclusion and Bowe Bergdahl,” Shaffer said, “Sgt. Bergdahl will be charged with desertion. I have been told and confirmed by two other sources that his attorney was given what we call a charge sheet. A charge sheet is results of the investigation listing out the articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice that have been violated. The key violation is desertion. And this is has been done. The decision has been made. Let me be very clear. As a corporate entity, the Army has decided that they want to pursue Bergdahl for this violation.”
Report: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to Be Charged for Desertion — Here Are the Details
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was reportedly held captive by Taliban militants for five years, will be charged for desertion, according to sources of retired Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer. Bergdahl was only released after President Barack Obama negotiated with the terrorists, agreeing to release five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.
Bowe Bergdahl to be charged with desertion, retired officer tells Fox
...Mr. Shaffer, who now works for the London Center for Policy Research, said two separate military sources have confirmed to him that Sgt. Bergdahl’s attorney has been given a “charge sheet,” listing out the articles of the uniform military code that have been violated...
originally posted by: lynxpilot
He was CIA. If they prosecute, I'll bet the penalty will be something that allows them to secretly funnel money/security to him in the meantime. He will pay no real penalty.
Bowe Bergdahl to face desertion charges: NBC
(Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who disappeared from his base in Afghanistan in 2009 but was released last year in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, will be charged with desertion, according to NBC.
The television network, citing senior defense officials, said the charges could come within a week.