Sergeant Bergdahl

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  1. Jammersix

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    Trump's words do not change the facts.....and, the facts are not in dispute.

    Bergdahl is going to meet some UCMJ.
     
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    Sergeant?
    Does he still carry the title?
     
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    Reduction in rank is about to be the least of his 99 problems
     
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    He doesn't have Borax YoMama to protect him any more.
     
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    They don’t change the facts, but the President’s words absolutely could cause his charges to be dismissed. A similar thing happened under Obama and his statement was tame compared to what Trump has said regarding this deserter.

    Absolutely a shame, because this dirtbag needs to see Leavenworth for a decade or so and then dishonorably discharged.
     
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    Personally, I'd rather see Obama tried for treason.
     
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    You and me both, its a fantasy though. When Prez Billy the Goat walked I knew for sure there are two sets of rules in the US, one for us plebs and another one for our "betters"
     
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    As a veteran who was in near the Barmal area of Afghanistan when this $hitbag went walkabout he needs to see a firing squad.
     
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    I'd like to see him shot. They shot Private Slovik, and this is why.

    We need a president with some semblance of self control. Without President Trump, Sergeant Bergdahl would only have prayer left. President Trump doesn't understand what command influence is, even now.

    P.S. Yes, he is still a sergeant. He will be until he is sentenced and that sentence is carried out.
     
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    There is something called "undue command influence" IIRC. If a general or especially the president says look at this scumbag, he should hang! the charges can be dropped. No officer want's to PO his commanders.
     
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    The judge in question is about to retire and is not promotable. It can be argued, therefore, that President Trump's influence is negligible in this case, and maybe that's so. Nevertheless, it isn't zero. And it's supposed to be zero.

    It's an extremely important legal point, and President Trump is a fool for handing it to them.

    P.S. Admiral Fisher also said "gunnery, gunnery, gunnery. All else is twaddle."

    I had to look up "twaddle".
     
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    I really wish this pustule had never been promoted to Sergeant. I don't even like promotions to PFC just based on time in service. A Sergeant is supposed to be a skilled and motivated small unit leader. If he had been found innocent of all charges he would still not be qualified to lead a fire team or squad. Promoting him was an insult to all NCO's IMO.
     
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    Which is precisely why it was done.

    The peasants must be taught their proper place. A patriot must never be allowed to believe that his/her courage and valor distinguishes him/her from deserter traitor scum.

    "Susan Rice, who on Sunday said Bergdahl served the United States with "honor and distinction," told CNN in an interview that she was speaking about the fact the Idaho native enlisted and went to Afghanistan in the service of his country."

    http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/06/politics/rice-cnn-interview/index.html

    When I was a kid, anyone who used words like honor and distinction, or went out of their way to address a rat as 'Sergeant' -- outside the confines of formal procedure -- would shortly find themselves spitting teeth.
     
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    I’d make that trade any day of the week and three times on Sunday AND Saturday.
     
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    When I was in, you had to attend the Basic course to be laterally promoted from Specialist to Corporal. Same pay, different job. I don't know what it took to go from Corporal to Sergeant. I was concentrating on making it into the Basic course.
     
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    IIRC he was a private first class when he deserted. He was promoted automatically when he was MIA and thought to be a POW. I hope he has to repay every cent of his wages as a deserter deserves no pay.
    For some strange reason I have just pictured him getting married to Bradley/Chelsea Manning. The left would proclaim it was the wedding of the century.:ack: :aodnsb::freak:
     
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    Actually it probably works to the prosecution advantage that he was made sergeant, a Private can plead he don’t know no better. A sergeant better know better
     
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