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… now Bowe Bergdahl faces justice [#desertion][#misconduct before the enemy]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 4th,2016

.. just recently , the US Army stood up where it was needed . They remembered that His Lordship will soon be gone , but the ” good order and discipline ” of the ranks is always needed . So , Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl will indeed face justice …

.. he is facing only two counts . One is desertion in a time of war . The other count is misconduct before the enemy . The first count is serious enough , because Bergdahl can face up to 5 years in prison . The other count is even more serious , yet , especially the penalty . If Bergdahl is found guilty of this one , then he can face up to and including life without the possibility of parole in prison …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. a guilty verdict on either count would cause several more penalities [likekly] for Bergdahl . One is forfeiture of pay . That is a definite one . The other is a bad conduct discharge from the Army . Given his actions , that one would be a given …

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… Desertion is a Big Deal [#Amen , Ralph Peters]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,August 3rd,2014

.. thank you , Lt. Colonel Peters , for your statement , and for your service …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the comments ..

.. desertion , especially in a time of war , is a very big deal . It should be punished , and done so severely . If need be , it should be done so by the death penalty …

.. Pvt. Bergdahl ‘ s butt should be in the brig . He should not , repeat , not be on desk duty …

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