Bergdahl is expected to be sentenced Oct. 23.
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The U.S. soldier who spent five years in militant captivity after disappearing in Afghanistan faces charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy for walking away from his infantry platoon's base.
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The service member went missing Wednesday during a joint patrol with Nigerien forces near the Mali border. The troops were ambushed and three other Americans were killed. Details about their mission remain unclear, though it appears the patrol encountered a brutal fight involving dozens of armed militants. This is a developing story. It will be […]
Bergdahl could face a life sentence for misbehavior. A lesser charge of five years for desertion would be about the same amount of time he was held captive.