Skip to comments.The Significance of Bergdahl’s “Washing Out” of the Coast Guard (Blame-shifting)
Posted on 06/11/2014 7:43:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
If he couldnt tend to the coasts, whyd the Army think he could handle the Taliban?
The U.S. government confirmed Wednesday that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was discharged early from the Coast Guard, after only 26 days in boot camp, two years before he tried to enlist in the Army.
The fact raises questions on a third front that has nothing to do with how Bergdahl came to be captured by the Taliban, or how much the Obama Administration did to win his freedom May 31 in an exchange for five senior Taliban leaders: why did the Army let a failed Coast Guardsman join its ranks?
Friends of Bergdahl told the Washington Post that the Coast Guard discharged him for psychological reasons, but neither the Coast Guard nor the Army has specified why Bergdahl left the Coast Guards boot camp in Cape May, N.J., in early 2006. The Coast Guard described the action as an uncharacterized discharge, which is typical for someone who leaves the service without completing basic training.
Generally such an event is a red flag that would have required a waiver from the Army before allowing such a prospective recruit to enlist. A wide variety of bars to enlistmentincluding legal problems and health concernsrequire waivers because the Pentagon believes such recruits wont do as well in uniform as those without such warning signs....
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Bergdahl’s clown nose is getting bigger and bigger by the day.
Ummmmm........Mark........Aren’t the Democrats always yammering about giving people another chance?
You know.....like pot smoking cocaine snorters? Shouldn’t we give them another chance and let them be President?
Are U.S. Veterans Selfish? | TIME
by Mark Thompson
Jan 26, 2014 - Mark Thompson @MarkThompson_DC. Jan. ... It suggests that the nation is developing a military caste, separate and apart from the nation.
Well we decided to go with a recruited military versus a conscripted one. This allows the Sununu and Romney and (add your limpdick political family) to avoid military service generation after generation...standards get dropped, women are allowed to fill shortages, and unwed mother military caste develops, etc.
What a miserable, liberal dweeb....