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Bergdahl could return to active duty after treatment
The New York Post ^ | June 13, 2014 | Lia Eustachewich

Posted on 06/13/2014 9:03:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could return to active duty after he completes medical treatment for being held captive for five years by the Taliban, Army officials said Friday.

“The goal of reintegration is to return a soldier to duty,” said Colonel Bradley Poppen, a psychologist who will be treating the 28-year-old Idaho native at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.

Bergdahl returned to the US early Friday after spending 12 days in Germany as part of his recovery process. He was captured by the Taliban in 2009 and released May 31 in a swap that freed five high-level Taliban terrorists from Guantanamo Bay.

The former prisoner of war has chosen not speak to his parents since his release, officials said.

“It is a returnee’s choice to make that determination when, where and who they want to” reconnect with, said Poppen. “ I believe the family understands that process at this time.”

He said the family is not in Texas to welcome his son....

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: army; bergdahl; bergdahlaftermath; bergdahltruthfile; military; texas
Want him as your squad leader or section chief?
1 posted on 06/13/2014 9:03:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In the Taliban or the Army?


2 posted on 06/13/2014 9:04:28 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Yes.


3 posted on 06/13/2014 9:07:12 PM 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: 2ndDivisionVet

No just NO but HELL NO!!!!!


4 posted on 06/13/2014 9:07:17 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What about Zer0 as your commander in chief?


5 posted on 06/13/2014 9:07:27 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I thought all prisoners of war were discharged shortly after their freedom?


6 posted on 06/13/2014 9:07:43 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He will get back pay and an honorable discharge. Sickening.


7 posted on 06/13/2014 9:08:30 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: doc1019

I think sending his ass over here IS captivity for him. I am sure he want to go back to the other side asap.


8 posted on 06/13/2014 9:08:38 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Chief Under Associate Assistant Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for Islamic affairs for Hillary’s campaign.


9 posted on 06/13/2014 9:10:05 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just hand him an automatic weapon around a bunch of unarmed soldiers, why don’t-cha?


10 posted on 06/13/2014 9:13:41 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: cableguymn

I agree. Sounds like he is somewhat of a sacrificial lamb to free the notorious 5 from Getmo and will attempt to return to the raghead battlefield as soon as he is able.


11 posted on 06/13/2014 9:14:09 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If he can return to duty after being shot for treason he’d be the first.


12 posted on 06/13/2014 9:14:51 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

I noticed they used this word “reintegration” a lot as it relates to him which I thought was strange because it’s a term used in psychiatry that describes a patient who has recovered from a psychotic episode. So I would not be surprised in the least if that is the excuse they are going to give to the public: “It’s not desertion because he had a psychotic break with reality and he is all better now”. This is how liberals work, they use certain words to weasel out of things and all those letters he wrote bashing America, how he was heard on radio looking for the Taliban, how he could have been giving the Taliban info that resulted in the deaths of vets not to mention the ones who died looking for this sack of sh*t - He will get off scot free from all that because of his “mental issues” even though I bet there is not one scintilla of proof he ever had mental issues.


13 posted on 06/13/2014 9:19:49 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No, trust me here.... He can’t and he won’t.


14 posted on 06/13/2014 9:20:24 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He can be second in command for ISIS


15 posted on 06/13/2014 9:25:16 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Misleading Title. Bergdahl never left active duty. He’s still on active duty status until seperated from the service. He most certainly won’t be re-assigned back to his former unit or any other operational unit. He’s in patient status assigned to BAMC and will probably stay there until he’s administratively seperated .


16 posted on 06/13/2014 9:27:21 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not going to happen.

The guy got an early psyc discharge from the Coast Guard and it was a screw up to ever let him in the Army.

Then he willing deserted. After this, he will be out of the military.

They will try and give him an honorable discharge without a court-martial...but I cannot imagine that happening. He needs to be tried and at the very best ejected without honor, never to serve again. he deserves to spend 15 years at Leavenworth.

But we shall see what this bastardly, traitorous administration does.


17 posted on 06/13/2014 9:27:43 PM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bergdahl in stable condition at BAMC, eating peanut butter and no TV


18 posted on 06/13/2014 9:29:39 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Jeff Head
They will try and give him an honorable discharge without a court-martial...

And they will succeed in doing so. No one above the rank of colonel wants to see him court-martialed. Better to quietly separate him from service, ASAP.

Then will come a book deal and an exclusive interview with Oprah. Bergdahl will end up very well off.

20 posted on 06/13/2014 9:42:40 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s probably Hagel or Clapper running off at the mouth again. Watch it Gentlemen you’re not getting paid to think, at least not to think independently of your Puppet Master.
There is still plenty of room under that Bus. Just ask your Good Pal Hillary.


21 posted on 06/13/2014 9:45:07 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: doc1019

He’ll ask to be sent back over and desert again.


22 posted on 06/13/2014 9:45:54 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: nickcarraway

Haven’t we already seen this script in Homeland? Do we really need to repeat it in real life? I cannot for the life of me understand the popularity of that show.


23 posted on 06/13/2014 9:46:36 PM PDT by 1malumprohibitum
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

You have written a very astute observation. I can absolutely see this road of rationalization being chosen and kept by the Military. Those would indeed be the Terms Of Endearment, to illicit sympathy from the featherbrained who have never served.


24 posted on 06/13/2014 9:49:08 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: VerySadAmerican

“He will get back pay and an honorable discharge. Sickening.”
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That will be chicken feed compared to what the low-life MSM will be paying him for interviews. Add to that a probable book deal, using a ghost writer.


25 posted on 06/13/2014 9:51:14 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have a had feeling of how this will really end. Bowe may get out and with two years, move in with his family, against his therapist’s advice. Six weeks later both Bowe and his Dad will request restraining orders against the other. Six weeks after that, one or both men will be critically injured.
His dad has some very deep issues and has been accused of stalking young women. Mother is probably an enabler. Bowe will suddenly remember exactly why he moved out of the family home at age 17.


26 posted on 06/13/2014 9:58:04 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Jeff Head
Im reminded of the film where the guys that peed on a couple of EC’s were held accountable!..

IMHO...Their composure deserves a promotion!

27 posted on 06/13/2014 10:56:17 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The Coast Guard thought he was nuts, so they kicked him to the curb.


28 posted on 06/13/2014 11:00:07 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He [Bergdahl] could get the Army to assign him on temporary duty orders to Barry Soetoro Obama as his new boyfriend. I understand that the Muslims are very into boyfriends and animal husbandry. Besides, Barry needs a new squeeze since Reggie Love left his embrace.
29 posted on 06/13/2014 11:22:52 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I can just imagine the blanket parties waiting for him.


30 posted on 06/13/2014 11:57:10 PM PDT by Finatic (Sometimes I think it would be nice to just get it on and get it over with. Once and for all.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

They’re going to say they’ve known all along that he had mental problems and that’s why Hagel and the rest have been saying “Wait for the evidence.” They’re all a bunch of lying bastards. And they get away with it.


31 posted on 06/14/2014 12:24:46 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bflr


32 posted on 06/14/2014 12:25:51 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: doc1019
I thought all prisoners of war were discharged shortly after their freedom?

Not true. I met an Air Force pilot in 1976. He was back flying, on active duty, after being released from the Hanoi Hilton.

33 posted on 06/14/2014 1:23:10 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

no.

He is a Taliban now


34 posted on 06/14/2014 1:39:18 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Want him as your squad leader or section chief?

Nope - but the climate is changing so anyone who expresses the slightest disapproval will be chained/flogged/busted/dishonorably discharged.

The old saying, "The beatings will continue until morale improves" are coming true in the military. It sickens me to no end after 24 years in uniform and another 15 working with those in uniform.

35 posted on 06/14/2014 3:45:04 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am sure that is a lie.

He got kicked out of the Coast Guard. Why did the Army even take him? Don’t they do background checks or were they just desperate for bodies?


36 posted on 06/14/2014 3:49:07 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: lee martell

I hadn’t heard that so I looked it up. Thanks.

EXCLUSIVE - Revealed: Twin sisters lived in fear of Bowe Bergdahl’s ‘stalker’ father who was caught ‘peeping into their windows while they were in the shower’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2657068/EXCLUSIVE-Revealed-Twin-sisters-lived-fear-Bowe-Bergdahls-stalker-father-caught-peeping-windows-shower.html#ixzz34buBAsCw
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37 posted on 06/14/2014 4:01:27 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s PERFECT for Obama’s forces....PERFECT!


38 posted on 06/14/2014 4:32:40 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Aside from the case of this particular man who seems like he should not, for many reasons, return to active duty, what does this mean?

You sign up for what, about 3 years at a time? He served some time before he was captured. Let’s even say it was a year. So he’s been in the military for at least 6 years. Why would he return to duty, doesn’t his time as a prisoner count as time served in the military?

I suppose a person might want to return, but I can also see someone saying, that’s the end of that.


39 posted on 06/14/2014 4:36:53 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I read some of his emails that were released and the man seems to have some pretty strong mental problems. He was writing in some kind of code, mis-spelling words (like writing surtanly for certainly, I just made that one up but stuff like that) and using numbers for letters.

And what’s made me suspicious is how they keep saying: he hasn’t seen his family yet, he’ll only see them for a short time, etc.

I’m sure his mom wants to grab him and hug him and squish him, etc. and I can understand that. But it seems like the docs feel he’s going to have a bad reaction to his parents reaction. And that seems strange because I don’t think anyone doubts his parents love him very much and went to great lengths to help him get freed.

So, in short, if they say he’s nuts, I’m going to believe it.


40 posted on 06/14/2014 4:41:34 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah right...
So no court martial for a deserter? Why Because it embarrasses Obama?
What crap.


41 posted on 06/14/2014 5:45:46 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I find that he hasn’t talked to his parents yet to be very telling.


42 posted on 06/14/2014 6:34:06 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: bjorn14

Really? Oh forget it, that confirms it for me then. They are absolutely going to use the mental excuse and he is going to walk.


43 posted on 06/14/2014 6:46:08 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: jocon307

Someone said though he was home schooled and his parents didn’t do their job teaching him (obviously) then some other freeper just said he was kicked to the curb out of the Coast guard for mental problems, so this all confirms it to me - They are going to let him walk scot free by using the mental excuse.


44 posted on 06/14/2014 6:48:49 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I really don’t know much about his parents, just read some stuff about that father. But they look like they’d be capable of teaching a child basic spelling. We’ll never know the whole truth about this guy. And I don’t know why the Army would take a Coast Guard reject, that just doesn’t make sense.

Who knows, maybe he’s some deep cover mole for Obama’s allegiance with jihadis.

There, let’s see if I start a rumor with that.


45 posted on 06/14/2014 7:07:22 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fragbait!!


46 posted on 06/14/2014 7:07:41 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias... "Barack": Allah's current ally...)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Maybe he can meet William Calley. Now there’s a father figure for him.


47 posted on 06/14/2014 7:23:13 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: SECURE AMERICA

Yeah right...
So no court martial for a deserter? Why Because it embarrasses Obama?
What crap.

Exactly right


48 posted on 06/14/2014 7:53:22 AM PDT by Undecided 2012
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy; ...

Bergdahl ping.


49 posted on 06/14/2014 11:52:44 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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