Skip to comments.Bergdahl could return to active duty after treatment
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 returnees 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....
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In the Taliban or the Army?
No just NO but HELL NO!!!!!
What about Zer0 as your commander in chief?
I thought all prisoners of war were discharged shortly after their freedom?
He will get back pay and an honorable discharge. Sickening.
I think sending his ass over here IS captivity for him. I am sure he want to go back to the other side asap.
Chief Under Associate Assistant Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for Islamic affairs for Hillary’s campaign.
Just hand him an automatic weapon around a bunch of unarmed soldiers, why don’t-cha?
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.
If he can return to duty after being shot for treason he’d be the first.
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.
No, trust me here.... He can’t and he won’t.
He can be second in command for ISIS
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 .
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.
Bergdahl in stable condition at BAMC, eating peanut butter and no TV
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.
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.
He’ll ask to be sent back over and desert again.
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.
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.
“He will get back pay and an honorable discharge. Sickening.”
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.
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.
IMHO...Their composure deserves a promotion!
The Coast Guard thought he was nuts, so they kicked him to the curb.
I can just imagine the blanket parties waiting for him.
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.
Not true. I met an Air Force pilot in 1976. He was back flying, on active duty, after being released from the Hanoi Hilton.
He is a Taliban now
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.
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?
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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He’s PERFECT for Obama’s forces....PERFECT!
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.
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.
So no court martial for a deserter? Why Because it embarrasses Obama?
I find that he hasn’t talked to his parents yet to be very telling.
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.
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.
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.
Maybe he can meet William Calley. Now there’s a father figure for him.
So no court martial for a deserter? Why Because it embarrasses Obama?
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