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Army program aims to bring Bergdahl in for a ‘safe landing’
KTVI-TV / CNN ^ | June 20, 2014

Posted on 06/20/2014 7:35:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Like the six other former captives who have been through the Army’s reintegration program at Brooke Army Medical Center before him, daily life for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is focused on routine.

He rises, eats and sleeps on a “normal schedule” and lives in a “typical” room at the huge hospital facility on a floor he shares with other patients.

What isn’t typical is the security presence outside his door. The reason, says Col. Hans Bush, command spokesman for U.S. Army South, is not to keep the returnee in, but “to make sure he doesn’t get overwhelmed in a social setting.” In other words, the goal is to prevent someone unwanted by either Bergdahl or his reintegration team from entering.

The medical center has a staff of hundreds, but America’s newest and perhaps most controversial returnee interacts daily with a very small, intimate circle numbering less than a dozen.

One of the most important parts of his routine is storytelling. The returnee personally recounts all that happened from the moment he left the security of his post in Afghanistan, though the five years he survived in captivity, right up until the day he was freed last month. And for the first time, the person telling that story is Bergdahl himself.

The listeners are a small group of professionals including a SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape) psychologist, members of his medical team and Army debriefers....

(Excerpt) Read more at fox2now.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; army; bergdahl; obama
Have they already engraved his name on his medal of honor?
1 posted on 06/20/2014 7:35:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Disgusting


2 posted on 06/20/2014 7:37:45 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Not yet, but no doubt they'll run him for POTUS like they did with this scumbag.


3 posted on 06/20/2014 7:39:40 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Too bad we couldn’t bring all the soldiers that died looking for this coward in for a “safe landing.”


4 posted on 06/20/2014 7:41:58 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bergdahl has his own platoon of psych handlers in the PRCC at BAMC. They have been rehearsing for Bergdahl specifically, since he deserted.


5 posted on 06/20/2014 7:45:27 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This might not be such a bad idea. They could have handled it worse.


6 posted on 06/20/2014 7:48:08 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Why does this great country keep producing contemptable slimes like Kerry?


7 posted on 06/20/2014 7:53:41 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sounds like Army PC bullshit. No longer an “Army Strong” or “Army of One”.

More like a “Army of Rainbows and Unicorns”.


8 posted on 06/20/2014 7:57:07 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Since he deserted under wartime conditions why can’t he be lined up against a wall and shot? I know we haven’t done so in some time but his desertion seems particularly egregious since several of his comrades were killed searching for him.


9 posted on 06/20/2014 8:07:41 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why not carve his likeness into Mt. Rushmore?


10 posted on 06/20/2014 8:18:22 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Group Hug!


11 posted on 06/20/2014 8:19:15 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: yarddog

He deserves it more than the poor schnook who was the only US soldier executed in WWII.


12 posted on 06/20/2014 8:29:11 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: luvbach1

I should have said executed for desertion.


13 posted on 06/20/2014 8:31:12 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Safe, right in front of a firing squad. That’s where he belongs.


14 posted on 06/20/2014 8:31:59 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Vendome

I wonder how many liberals will get a Bergdahl tattoo?


15 posted on 06/20/2014 8:47:58 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Farmer Dean

There’s always slimes around like Kerry, like drunken bums in the street they’re always around. The problem are those who put them into office. I got a lot of heat a few years ago when I wrote an article about how Hitler was always blamed for the killing of the Jews and millions of other people, yet nobody ever mentions the millions of Germans who supported and allowed that piece of rat filth to take office. They got off scot free. My point being there will ALWAYS being Hitlers around, there will ALWAYS be evil people around, there will ALWAYS be serial killers, but you DON’T put them into office! But sadly we have people in this world who think they SHOULD be office, so we end up with nightmares like Hitler, Kerry, Obama, Clinton, Stalin, Mao.


16 posted on 06/20/2014 8:52:54 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

17 posted on 06/20/2014 9:08:54 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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Bergdahl trade rooted in Obama’s dislike of America (Guest Post)

By: Robert H. Lee
http://floppingaces.net/2014/06/19/bergdahl-trade-rooted-in-obamas-dislike-of-america-guest-post/


18 posted on 06/20/2014 9:10:56 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We the public will probably never know the real story or storyline. Nowadays, there are surgical means to help remove memory from certain parts of the brain. The Military can breakdown and recreate Bowe’s psyche as they wish him to be presented. All the psychiatrists, pharmacists and therapists will be in on the creation and maintenance of this preferred reality, whatever that ends up being. I’m rather certain the Army has already decided what his fate will be in the service. Now the stage must be set, and all characters actors must rehearse their lines while staying in character. They can create a scenario that portrays him as an immediate threat, one that has to be eliminated then and there. He could be portrayed as a more sympathetic (to libs) figure, like Bradley Manning. They may try to use him to win or influence upcoming elections. So while years back, Bowe was caught staring in the camera reading the prepared Taliban script (that he helped to write), the next two years may show Bowe parroting new talking points as written by the Obama Administration.

“Just help us out a little bit here, then you’ll be discharged without conditions. Why, you would even be free to go back to your Afghan wife and children in that country. Just make sure you never remove that black ankle braclet with the radio chip. All this happiness can be yours just for a little favor from you.” You are dismissed, soldier!


19 posted on 06/20/2014 9:18:50 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Farmer Dean
poo eaters of the world unite...

20 posted on 06/20/2014 9:23:13 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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21 posted on 06/20/2014 9:40:51 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Any word on if he’s allowed his lovely parents to ‘see’ him yet? FUBB


22 posted on 06/21/2014 12:28:09 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

He has not, so far as I’ve heard. Which is mighty fishy, IMO.


23 posted on 06/21/2014 12:33:12 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

That is a lousy salute and would not have passed in ‘basic’.


24 posted on 06/21/2014 4:00:37 AM PDT by mcshot (..."And this too shall pass.")
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To: Chode

Must have been some serious drinking going on that night....


25 posted on 06/21/2014 10:02:44 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Farmer Dean
absolutely
26 posted on 06/21/2014 10:11:28 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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