Monday, December 14, 2015

Attorney: Bergdahl will face general court-martial

Attorney: Bergdahl will face general court-martial 
Stars and Stripes
By Corey Dickstein
Published: December 14, 2015 

WASHINGTON – Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face a general court-martial for the desertion and misbehavior charges levied against him after he was freed from Taliban imprisonment last year, his lawyer said Monday. Eugene R. Fidell in a statement released Monday afternoon said he’d been notified the Army had referred Bergdahl’s case for trial.

The general court-martial goes against a recommendation made in October by Lt. Col. Mark Visger, who oversaw a pre-trail hearing on Bergdahl’s case. read more here