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Video: Release of Bowe Bergdahl <b>Also Bergdahl Owed 300k in Pay </b>
The Jawa Report ^ | June 4, 2014 | Howie

Posted on 06/04/2014 8:54:57 AM PDT by wtd

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: backpay; bergdahl; deserter

1 posted on 06/04/2014 8:54:57 AM PDT by wtd
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To: wtd

Not if he deserted.


2 posted on 06/04/2014 8:55:37 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparisons)
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To: Michael.SF.

How is it back in 1966? I miss that year.


3 posted on 06/04/2014 8:56:21 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Michael.SF.

Seize those funds for the families of the men who died because of him!!


4 posted on 06/04/2014 9:00:28 AM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: wtd

So he was a private making $60,000/year?

I doubt they ever stopped his pay or benefits, anyway. The military would just keep direct-depositing month in/month out.


5 posted on 06/04/2014 9:02:27 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: wtd

They are going to come up with some psycho-babble crap for his actions to get Obama off the hook for this idiotic trade. I heard he got yelled at for sleeping on duty. Probably use bullying as the cause for desertion. I know when I was in the service I was never yelled at.


6 posted on 06/04/2014 9:03:17 AM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: wtd

WHHHHHHAT?!!! 300K

If he has ANY decency,he’d give that money to the families of those who died looking for him.


7 posted on 06/04/2014 9:03:22 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: wtd
Bowe...now Joins Dad ..IMAM BOB...and Obie Ben Golfin for first March Of The New Caliphate in D.C




8 posted on 06/04/2014 9:03:24 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This day in history 1966, Hurricane Alma kills 51 in Honduras.

Topping the charts on that date? When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge.


9 posted on 06/04/2014 9:03:58 AM PDT by keat
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To: NEMDF

You are correct. they would not have stopped his pay and there would have been someone designated to receive those funds
don’t forget he also would have gotten combat and hazardous duty pay tax free


10 posted on 06/04/2014 9:07:42 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: RWGinger
Splitting the $310K among the survivors of the six soldiers killed trying to rescue Bergdahl would be preferable to paying this apparent deserter.
11 posted on 06/04/2014 9:13:12 AM PDT by Wallace T.
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To: RWGinger; NEMDF
#5 RWGinger, #10 NEMDF

Thanks for the info. It would be nice if 'real' journalists would do their job and clarify this point for the general public.

I shudder to think how all these details are affecting the families who have been permanently affected by the actions of Bowe Bergdahl and our CiC.

Each and every one of our patriotic soldiers and their families remain in my daily prayers.

12 posted on 06/04/2014 9:22:08 AM PDT by wtd
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To: wtd

Have they been sending his checks to his parents? Or does he get the lump sum like a lottery windfall? Inquiring minds want to know.


13 posted on 06/04/2014 9:24:49 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: txrefugee

see reply in #10 . . .I have no other source for further information at this point.


14 posted on 06/04/2014 9:36:25 AM PDT by wtd
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To: wtd

Another FReeper brought up, in the past day or two, something we are also overlooking.

HOW MANY U.S. troops died or became injured in the process of hunting down and capturing the 5 Taliban leaders released in trade for Bergdahl?

This action by 0bama to release them seems to add insult to injury for those in our military who were involved in nabbing the 5 in the first place.


15 posted on 06/04/2014 9:38:17 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: RWGinger
You are correct. they would not have stopped his pay and there would have been someone designated to receive those funds.

I don't know about specifically designated to receive the funds, but they would have had access to them. Nobody deploys without setting up a POA. Unfortunately, sometimes the person they pick is less than trustworthy and cleans them out while they're deployed. Doesn't get reported much, but it happens.

16 posted on 06/04/2014 9:41:26 AM PDT by Hoffer Rand (Bear His image. Bring His message. Be the Church.)
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To: NEMDF
"HOW MANY U.S. troops died or became injured in the process of hunting down and capturing the 5 Taliban leaders released in trade for Bergdahl?"

GASP!

Thank you for posting that. We need to find out that info and add them to the victims list.

17 posted on 06/04/2014 9:47:54 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Michael.SF.

That is not a clear-cut question.

If they decide he left his post, there is still the issue of whether he was captured and held prisoner. If so, once he was captured, he had no opportunity to return to his duty.

If he had run off, and come back 3 days later, he would be disciplined, but may or may not have been courtmarshalled, and likely would have been paid until he was adjucated and removed from service.

That didn’t happen since he was captured.


18 posted on 06/04/2014 9:54:38 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Hoffer Rand

well I hope this is one case where the muslim Dad cleaned out the traitor son’s account


19 posted on 06/04/2014 9:54:43 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: CharlesWayneCT
That didn't happen since he was captured.

Good points, but I would question if he was in fact "captured". He left voluntarily, possibly to join them. Thus was he 'captured' or did he get involved with something that he later regretted?

20 posted on 06/04/2014 10:04:13 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparisons)
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To: wtd

Where did the $310,000 figure come from?


21 posted on 06/04/2014 10:09:49 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: DoodleDawg

See the source link . ..it was posted in a twitter post


22 posted on 06/04/2014 10:12:11 AM PDT by wtd
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To: wtd

Can’t get through my company firewall. Sounds awfully high for an E3 - E5 over a 5 year period.


23 posted on 06/04/2014 10:14:15 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: NEMDF

I don’t know that we were actively looking for the Gitmo 5 because they were double crossed by the Northern Taliban and turned over to the US.


24 posted on 06/04/2014 12:26:43 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: wtd

A service member is owed nothing for the time spent AWOL.


25 posted on 06/04/2014 12:38:04 PM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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