President Barack Obama traded five high-level terrorist leaders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan. Many soldiers died trying to find him, and most of the Taliban leaders have already returned to the battle field.
Bergdahl’s father, in a bizarre press conference was embraced by Obama, who probably didn’t expect the reaction he received for “rescuing” a traitor.
Now, Sgt. Bergdahl just received major news. In addition to desertion, he will be officially charged by the army with “misbehavior before the enemy.” That is a crime that comes with a life sentence.
Since this story broke last summer, we have learned so much about Bowe. He wrote to his parents saying he opposed the Iraq War and was embarrassed to be a citizen. He was supposedly held captive, but sources say he was helping the Taliban locate American soldiers and teaching them various military techniques.
This “misbehavior” charge was used hundreds of times during World War II, but rarely used since then.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who has been accused by the U.S. Army and soldiers who served with him of abandoning his outpost in Afghanistan back in 2009, has been charged with “misbehavior before the enemy” in addition to desertion.
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