Skip to comments.Read soldier Jeff Howard's comment about Sgt. Bergdahl [corrected per email from Dan Witmer]
Posted on 06/01/2014 10:57:54 AM PDT by IChing
Oh, a john kerry.
If these words are true, he’s a scumbag. At least 6 in his own company died looking for him.
“At least 6 in his own company died looking for him.”
sh*t. Why did we even save this bastard.
This seems to be the second soldier who was there to speak out.
I don’t think the POS 0dumbo will charge the deserter but I hope the Congress can do something.
“Why did we even save this bastard.”
“We” didn’t. Hussein DID because he will always stand with his muslim brothers. He deserves nothing less than to be hung for treason.
No, same one.
If these words are true, hes a scumbag. At least 6 in his own company died looking for him.
And at this very moment he is receiving prompt and outstanding medical care at a military hospital , while honorable vets who have served their country bravely and with distinction are placed on waiting lists for serious medical problems requiring urgent care and dying as a result of lack of prompt treatment
So he got promoted to Sergeant and will collect all those years of back pay for this, if someone doesn’t file charges against him.
“If these words are true, hes a scumbag. At least 6 in his own company died looking for him.”
If this is true I hope (but doubt they will because of the political leadership) the military does the right thing and prosecute him for desertion/treason.
I find it interesting that Obama (peace be upon him) does a photo op with his family but question whether he ever did (or will) do a photo op with the families of those who died DOING THEIR DUTY in the search for the deserter.
The same military Obama has been purging for the last few years?
baddog, I hope that you saved whatever the photobucket item was to which you linked. There is a lot of “scrubbing” going on and there will be more.
It was my assumption that the US wanted him back, being a US soldier, but was not real motivated to retrieve him anymore.
I think the speculation was that he was in Pakistan. IIRC
IMO, this is a PR stunt and a way to unload some detainees by Obama.
I guess I only saw the twitter handle on the soopermex link
One aspect of this story concerns me and I’d really like to put it to rest -
Having been in the Navy many decades ago, I’m certainly not up on current Army slang. Would an American soldier refer to Bergdahl leaving “his kit” behind? That sounds more like a Britishism to me. I would have expected an American soldier to call it “his gear” instead.
And more will die because of who was traded for him.
Nope. I was wrong! This post was backchanneled from Spec Ops. The other was from a twitter account of a soldier who bunked with Bergdahl.
I think that has been zapped. I was on it earlier but then couldn’t get back in.
I don’t know who said it, but when dealing with the government and forced to decide between incompetence and conspiracy, incompetence will be the winner most every time.
My bet is that this is a result of team Obama being completely tone deaf and clueless when it comes to the US military.
They have the VA scandal, and the political weenies on team O figured bringing home a POW would give them poll bump because the military, veterans and their families and conservative in general are too slow witted to think beyond POW flags and yellow ribbons.
Team O did this because they thought it was the right thing to do...for Team O.
They certainly don’t care about the implications for the future. Hagel saying this is just a standard POW swap is laughable. Terrorists world wide now know that one American Private, no matter how he fell into your hands, is a potential epic victory. Never mind the danger that puts every American in uniform in, much less the havoc that those five Gitmo prisoners will create.
Never mind how or why Sgt Bergdahl was allowed to survive when other POWs, like Pvt Maupin, were executed. Never mind the statements that seem to support the enemy from Bergdahl’s father. Never mind the dubious, at best, circumstances of that led to Sgt Bergdahl becoming a POW.
Never mind anything except the political gain. The regime was looking for another Bin Laden moment, although this time, they’ve totally miscalculated. They really think so little of those in uniform and those who support them that a POW homecoming, no matter what it involved, would be an Obama win.
Maybe it’s part of a greater scheme, but I tend to believe it’s just that the administration really hates conservatives so much they think we are stupid enough to cheer this.
Here’s another: http://patdollard.com/2014/06/wanted-to-meet-with-the-taliban-platoonmate-who-discovered-bergdahl-missing-paints-portrait-of-long-premeditated-desertion-by-traitor-whose-actions-killed-u-s-troops/
To: max americana
Why did we even save this bastard.
We didnt. Hussein DID because he will always stand with his muslim brothers. He deserves nothing less than to be hung for treason.
6 posted on Sun Jun 01 2014 13:22:32 GMT-0500 (CDT) by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn’t like it) [ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies | Report Abuse]
What u said!
I knew something didn’t smell right about the story..remember this, Obama never does ANYTHING for the good of the country, only for HIMSELF..traded 5 Taliban schmucks to get back one traitor but the left will only like him more, because after all, the left loves traitors and the left loves the Taliban
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Interesting point. Kit is definitely a word I associate more with the Brits.
The day Obama breaks out the bands and bunting to welcome this deserter home, every patriot should fly the Stars and Stripes at half staff. This is just another kick in the gut to the USA by this enemy of our country.
True, but perhaps our boys picked up some Brit slang while serving along with them in Suckistan.
I am about ready to turn mine upside down.
Obama (piss be upon him)
I wonder if the guy on twitter took it down for his own protection from that POS 0dumbo?
Further I hope we charge this deserter with treason and murder
What American soldier ever called his gear his “kit”. Something wrong with that narrative if it was supposedly written by an American.
See comment #29.
Every patriot should fly the Stars and Stripes at full mast. Upside down.
I think you already know the answer to your question..
Perhaps “survival kit”?
Some posters have ventured that joint operations with troops from the UK may have introduced British slang into the narrative. It's possible but my experience is that Americans don't change readily.
I worked with UK troops and never referred to the hood of a truck as a "bonnet". Come to think of it, I never called the truck a "lorrie" either.