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Army general to start investigating how, why Bowe Bergdahl left base
NPR ^ | Mon June 16, 2014 | Leslie Bentz

Posted on 06/16/2014 12:13:20 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A two-star U.S. Army general will begin investigating this week how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl left his base in Afghanistan, resulting in his capture, a senior defense official said.

Bergdahl spent five years in captivity until his release May 31, in exchange for five Taliban figures being held at a U.S. military detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Bergdahl, 28, returned to the United States -- specifically to an Army medical facility in San Antonio, Texas -- early Friday.

Though the investigation begins this week, it's not known when the sergeant will undergo formal questioning.

The senior defense official declined to name the general who will investigate until there is a formal announcement.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Idaho
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bergdahl; bergdahtruthfile; bobbergdahl; bowebergdahl; coverup; dahl; gitmo; kennethdahl; kennethrdahl

1 posted on 06/16/2014 12:13:20 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Geez. Maybe his feelings were hurt or something. Did his squad not let him play frisbee with them? I’m sure there must have been a good reason. Or he is simply a deserter.


2 posted on 06/16/2014 12:15:10 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: nickcarraway

Anything but deserter is a fraud investigation. If they don’t dishonorable discharge him then we have seriously lost the Nation. Jail???? I don’t know but he needs to pay for leaving the post.


3 posted on 06/16/2014 12:16:46 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: nickcarraway
A two-star U.S. Army general will begin investigating this week...

The senior defense official declined to name the general who will investigate until there is a formal announcement.

At least ask whether the two-star general has any intention of getting a third star before he retires.

4 posted on 06/16/2014 12:18:00 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: nickcarraway

he left. doesn’t matter why.

court martial this worthless deserter.


5 posted on 06/16/2014 12:18:09 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: nickcarraway

Didn’t they already investigate this years ago?

It seems to me that if someone had left their base in a war zone without permission just ONCE they should’ve been punished, the brig or discharged. And a commander of a base with such lax security that someone could leave three times should’ve been punished as well.

What’s happened to our military?!


6 posted on 06/16/2014 12:18:50 PM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: Twotone

Here’s my prediction. He was “bullied” into leaving the base...


7 posted on 06/16/2014 12:20:01 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massgopguy

He’ll say he heard someone say “Code Red”.


8 posted on 06/16/2014 12:22:43 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: nickcarraway

How?
He walked
Why?
He’s a looser and now a deserter
Next question


9 posted on 06/16/2014 12:25:19 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: nickcarraway

The fix is in. “He’s suffered enough!”


10 posted on 06/16/2014 12:25:57 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: massgopguy

or he will say he’s a peter puffer and was picked on.....Everyone else will get courts martialed and this POS will get promoted.

Not being sarcastic


11 posted on 06/16/2014 12:27:16 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: nickcarraway

Here’s a novel technique:

Ask him.


12 posted on 06/16/2014 12:35:58 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Radicalized via the Internet)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Two options:

Waterboard relentlessly
lock in solitary and play Britney Spears 24/7

Either way he’ll talk quickly


13 posted on 06/16/2014 12:39:17 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: nickcarraway

Cover Up...3...2...1!


14 posted on 06/16/2014 12:46:43 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: nickcarraway

Some thread a week or so ago said that the military investigated the guy in 2010 and they are keeping the report from the public.

Anyone else remember that little tidbit?


15 posted on 06/16/2014 12:46:46 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: morphing libertarian

I heard it was sealed until 2019. One of the shows on Fox.


16 posted on 06/16/2014 12:50:55 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: ColdOne

Thanx. By then he’ll be on Hillary’s NSA.


17 posted on 06/16/2014 12:51:51 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: ColdOne

Why?


18 posted on 06/16/2014 12:55:02 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Gitmo inmates love their World Cup
http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140615/NEWS08/306150033/


19 posted on 06/16/2014 1:03:21 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: nickcarraway

They’ll discover it was due to a youtube video.


20 posted on 06/16/2014 1:14:53 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: nickcarraway
Looks like our gubmint is doing an investigation THAT'S ALREADY BEEN DONE, but redoing it with the narrative that suits justifying Obamadullah's trade for 5 Taliban commanders..

Liars, traitors all. ALL OF THEM.

21 posted on 06/16/2014 1:17:30 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: nickcarraway

I wonder if he will be allowed to come to a conclusion that Obama will allow.


22 posted on 06/16/2014 1:20:25 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: nickcarraway

Ken Dahl is investigating Berg Dahl./


23 posted on 06/16/2014 1:25:23 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Well if he tuned into Megyn Kelly last week he already knows why and how Bergdahl left. Six comrades in arms laid it out pretty well.


24 posted on 06/16/2014 1:29:17 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: nickcarraway

The psychopaths made him do it.


25 posted on 06/16/2014 1:31:08 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: morphing libertarian

The original 15-6 Investigation Findings will probably never see the light of day. There’s a new two star sheriff in town, with marching orders.


26 posted on 06/16/2014 1:39:36 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

A thorough investigation will include them.


27 posted on 06/16/2014 1:58:27 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: TADSLOS

Shame on the USA military for siding and spinning for “traitor” POTUS Obama!!! Not naming the two star general, immmediately is insulting and out of order!!! He or she must be an Obamabot low life!!!


28 posted on 06/16/2014 1:58:35 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: rktman
Geez. Maybe his feelings were hurt or something. Did his squad not let him play frisbee with them? I’m sure there must have been a good reason. Or he is simply a deserter.

If the two-star general comes back with the above type excuses - this is gonna backfire on democrats... big time.

The out of touch elites in DC might buy a stupid excuse - because they've never served - but the people in flyover won't buy it...

29 posted on 06/16/2014 2:23:35 PM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: nickcarraway

that investigation should have commenced immediately following his leaving his post and the incident report of his unit received - and completed within 990 days. What’s going on??


30 posted on 06/16/2014 2:55:15 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: elpadre
that investigation should have commenced immediately following his leaving his post and the incident report of his unit received - and completed within 990 days. What’s going on??

Those were not the findings the Emporer was looking for.

31 posted on 06/16/2014 2:58:17 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: nickcarraway

Way to close that barn door now.


32 posted on 06/16/2014 3:01:27 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: nickcarraway

A great opportunity for the general to get another star from the Community Organizer-In-Chief.I’ll bet the difference in pension benefits is something like $2,000 a month.


33 posted on 06/16/2014 3:27:09 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: kingattax
court martial this worthless deserter.

I'll bet the clothes on my back that it'll never happen.The traitor will quietly be promoted to SSG and given a full disability retirement.

34 posted on 06/16/2014 3:29:45 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: nickcarraway

Either he was physiologically unstable and thus never should have been allowed in the army in the first place, or hes a deserter with traitorous intentions.

One way or the other the man should not be allowed to rejoin the American population until this is determined. For all we know this ‘soldure’ was indoctrinated as a sleeper agent.


35 posted on 06/16/2014 4:52:36 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: nickcarraway

Now they admit he left and want to blame it on a gate guard or something?


36 posted on 06/16/2014 6:08:21 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: kingattax

he left. doesn’t matter why.


I KEEP THINKING OF THE 14 BRAVE SOLDIERS WHO DIED TRYING TO “RESCUE” THIS GUY...W..T..F IS GOING ON.


37 posted on 06/16/2014 6:24:10 PM PDT by AFret.
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To: nickcarraway

Desertion is handled at battalion level. I know this because a guy I went to basic with and later my first duty station went missing for 5 weeks and spent 5 years in Leavenworth for that. Well, he did steal the Colonels mustang when he left which is why he didn’t just get an OTH and sent on his way. Good tough guy but too much family baggage growing up.


38 posted on 06/16/2014 6:36:15 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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