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U.S. deserter in Sweden steps forward after 28 years
Reuters ^ | Jun 17, 2012 | staff reporter

Posted on 06/17/2012 1:57:24 PM PDT by Daffynition

(Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force deserter who has lived secretly in Sweden since 1984 has revealed his identity and contacted his family in the United States who were overwhelmed to hear he was still alive, a Swedish newspaper reported at the weekend.

Dagens Nyheter said David Hemler had deserted aged 21 while serving at a U.S. Air Force base in Germany, after getting involved with a pacifist church and becoming disillusioned with the policies of former President Ronald Reagan.

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


TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: deserter; espionage; hemler; pacifistchurch; sweden; treason; veryweirdstuff; weakpresident
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David A. Hemler

Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Height/Weight: 5'11"/121-150 lbs.
Date of Birth: 19 Feb 63
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania
Eyes/Hair: Brown/Hazel
Scars/Distinguishing Features: None
Matter Investigated: Security issue
Last Known Unit and Base: 6913th Electronic Security Squadron, Augsburg, Germany
Date of Desertion: 10 Feb 84
NCIC #: W347691778

1 posted on 06/17/2012 1:57:29 PM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

Guess he figured that the current administration is too weak to bring him to justice.


2 posted on 06/17/2012 2:01:17 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Daffynition

It sounds like the boy is a loser. Probably coming out now so Barry can give him the U.S. Medal of Freedom before we throw Barry’s ass out in November.


3 posted on 06/17/2012 2:01:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: Daffynition

Book ‘em Dan-o


4 posted on 06/17/2012 2:01:38 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Daffynition

Past the statute of limitations?


5 posted on 06/17/2012 2:02:17 PM PDT by MetaThought
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To: Daffynition

Dude wants attention.


6 posted on 06/17/2012 2:05:01 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: Daffynition

Reagan WON the Cold War & saved Western civilzation, but this punk knew better.


7 posted on 06/17/2012 2:08:12 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Or pardon him.


8 posted on 06/17/2012 2:08:28 PM PDT by riverrunner
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To: MetaThought

Maybe his kids joined the Tea Party, that or it is okay for queers to serve now and he wants to go back in


9 posted on 06/17/2012 2:08:57 PM PDT by RaceBannon (I wont vote for a gay marriage marxist gun grabber, or vote for Obama, either)
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To: Daffynition

Occupation: Traitor!!!

He can keep his sorry ass over there as far as I’m concerned!!


10 posted on 06/17/2012 2:09:47 PM PDT by ontap
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To: Daffynition

http://www.dn.se/nyheter/sverige/after-28-years-david-a-hemler-tells-the-truth


11 posted on 06/17/2012 2:15:28 PM PDT by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." --Kool-Aid)
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12 posted on 06/17/2012 2:17:29 PM PDT by narses
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To: MetaThought; Daffynition

Send an armed drone over to greet him!


13 posted on 06/17/2012 2:17:59 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Daffynition
"My dream scenario is that the responsible authorities realize I have already been punished quite severely for my actions ... I have been living 28 years in lies," Hemler said."

This guy still doesn't get it, does he?

14 posted on 06/17/2012 2:21:56 PM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: MetaThought

He had to have made a deal with the Swedish government first ~ they’ve been known to toss deserters out.


15 posted on 06/17/2012 2:25:25 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: MetaThought

No statute of limitations on desertion.


16 posted on 06/17/2012 2:26:45 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Daffynition
Former Intel type...

I wonder what he told the Soviets on his journey to Sweden and where did he get help with his stay and how did he get a government job in Sweden?...


17 posted on 06/17/2012 2:27:49 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Olog-hai

I say the little turncoat bastard was probably compromised and rolled by a KGB agent, and now wants to whimp out by blaming Reagan. He took an oath to defend the COTUS, and he’s guilty of breaking it. Lucky for HIM, the POTUS now polluting the Executive branch is more of a lowlife than HE is, so he can come forward now and may even get a medal for what he did.

Do I sound like I’m pi$$ed? Well, I am! First of all, this whimpy little bastard had a cushy job and held a security clearance in the Air Force. The reason I know that is because I had a similar gig in the Army.

But the thing that ices it with me is that while be was hiding out all those years, a lot of good men were wounded and/or died while being true to the exact same oath this little snake reneged on!

Leavenworth, at a MINIMUM! (If it were up to me!)


18 posted on 06/17/2012 2:36:05 PM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: DemforBush

I hope his old uniforms still fit, otherwise he’s gonna have to pay for new ones.


19 posted on 06/17/2012 2:36:37 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just hate our government. All of them. Republican and Democrat.)
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To: Daffynition

Hang this mofo


20 posted on 06/17/2012 2:38:40 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by kicking a liberal in the face)
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