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Bowe Bergdahl Is
Returning to Active Duty

Mediaite, by Evan McMurry

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/14/2014 10:01:25 AM

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is set to return to active duty, most likely to a desk job in Fort Sam Houston. Bergdahl will have free reign to leave base without an escort, though winding up in as much trouble in San Antonio as he did when he disappeared from his base in Afghanistan will require a hefty helping of Lone Star. The assignment will be concurrent with the beginning of the Army’s investigation into that disappearance. Bergdahl will be questioned for the first time by military officers over the circumstances of his 2009 capture by the Taliban, which resulted in an

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Meanwhile, other soldiers in the Army are getting their pink slips. It´s exhausting living in this upside down world.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: olcap, 7/14/2014 10:08:13 AM     (No. 9923588)

Having served in the military, I feel that he will be shunned by most other GIs, being that he is a deserter.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bridgepard, 7/14/2014 10:08:43 AM     (No. 9923589)

I´m sure he´ll get a warm welcome on his return. Maybe a bit too warm.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fed-up, 7/14/2014 10:09:44 AM     (No. 9923591)

When is enough, enough? I continue to be amazed with this bunch, and I should know better by now.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 7/14/2014 10:11:45 AM     (No. 9923593)

I thought he was now too psychologically damaged to serve.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 7/14/2014 10:14:18 AM     (No. 9923601)

Being a Sergent now, I guess they will put him in charge of men who aren´t deserters.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/14/2014 10:17:53 AM     (No. 9923610)

Somehow I missed the date for his court- martial......

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/14/2014 10:26:34 AM     (No. 9923626)

Why isn´t he in the stockade? He fled once - he´s a flight risk now.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Mildred, 7/14/2014 10:26:52 AM     (No. 9923627)

The military comprises a ´band of brothers´. They watch each other´s back and will die for their fellow soldiers. This guy went to the other side to kill those would have died for him. Those brothers are not going to welcome him among their ranks. There is a kind of mental disease in our country today and this should not be happening.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: planetgeo, 7/14/2014 10:29:40 AM     (No. 9923632)

By the time they finish scrubbing the circumstances of his desertion, I expect Obama to be giving him the Congressional Medal of Honor. He might even get a date with Beyonce.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 7/14/2014 10:37:47 AM     (No. 9923647)

I hope the others soldiers throw him a blanket party.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Retiredhippy, 7/14/2014 10:38:13 AM     (No. 9923650)

for some reason, the ´blanket party´ scene from Full Metal Jacket keeps floating thru my head

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Reply 12 - Posted by: grayjay, 7/14/2014 10:39:07 AM     (No. 9923652)

I have not read anywhere that he has had a reunion with his parents. That is rather strange in itself.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: horacer, 7/14/2014 10:47:44 AM     (No. 9923673)

There´s a certain phrase which can´t be repeated here for a soldier like Bergdahl. He´ll be shunned. He´ll be assigned a stupid task and sit in a corner of the room by himself.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: BessieAlane, 7/14/2014 10:49:04 AM     (No. 9923677)

Activated 5th column participant.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 7/14/2014 10:57:48 AM     (No. 9923692)

I must be dreaming! What´s next, medals?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 7/14/2014 11:01:57 AM     (No. 9923700)

When did Bergdahl´s original enlistment run out? While he was captive? If so, has he re-enlisted? Can you be discharged with possible charges pending? I wonder if he has received all of his back pay accumulated while captive? So many unanswered questions.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Clinger, 7/14/2014 11:12:35 AM     (No. 9923717)

Perhaps I can play soldier too if I let Obama hang awkwardly all over my mother. Mr. Bergdalla is being kept in the cone of silence. If I were he I´d invest is soap on a rope.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/14/2014 11:22:35 AM     (No. 9923740)

Who knew that Ft Sam Houston had a group of Taliban? If he´s going back to his regular duty, then he must be joining up with the Taliban again, no?


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Reply 19 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 7/14/2014 11:50:55 AM     (No. 9923791)

"I´m sure he´ll get a warm welcome on his return. Maybe a bit too warm."

Poster #2. That´s why we call it a "blanket" party. Saw one and not fun for special guest.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: grampus, 7/14/2014 11:55:44 AM     (No. 9923799)

There is active duty and reserve duty in the Army. Unless this clown had been released fromn active duty, he can´t return to active duty. Also, if he had been released from active duty, he should have been treated in a veterans´ hospital. I suspect the headline should have noted that his status had been changed from "limp, lame, and lazy" to "duty."

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Reply 21 - Posted by: DocH, 7/14/2014 11:57:14 AM     (No. 9923803)

Some pedant should point out that the phrase is "free rein," as in a horse being given its head, rather than "free reign," which I guess means a monarch can do anything he or she wants to. Bergdahl is not a monarch...

Oh, I guess that pedant would be me....

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Muguy, 7/14/2014 12:30:24 PM     (No. 9923866)

A desk job for a traitor? People died looking for his sorry @ss!

Pink slips for active duty fighting men serving in the hell holes! I say a ourt martial and firing squad for him!

Or as General Patton would have done, send him to the front lines!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/14/2014 1:39:08 PM     (No. 9923968)

Sorry for the thread hijack, but op, apparently your post from earlier was deleted by staff and unattainable

Happy fist bumps, and BarBQ (per say)

Read the article at the original source and the pictures were seen. In the photo of him flashing his black credit card (no racist remark....it was reported as black) Photo appeared to show a black eye being sported. Did you see it and might it have been shadows *or did the wookie wallop him a good one?*

The incident only shows how tolerant we Texans can be All guests are treated with courtesy, even the northerners with no manners Of course, this was a liberal portion of Texas, but the entire state is friendly.

Again, apologies The screen is now returned to you.




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Reply 24 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/14/2014 1:53:20 PM     (No. 9923992)

Sorry, once again, wrong thread/wrong OP. As Gilda Radner would say "Never Mind" The message should be to Joni TX not Karen JI.

Perhaps best to put face in pillow and retire for the remainder of the day.
tiptoeing away in embarrassment




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