|Sergeant Bergdahl was 23 and a private first class when he walked off his base in eastern Afghanistan in June 2009. Army investigators would later characterize his departure as a delusional effort to hike to a larger base and cause enough of a stir that he would get an audience with a senior officer to report what he felt were problems in his unit.|
|But the soldier, who is now 31, was captured by the Taliban within hours, and would spend five years as a prisoner, his treatment worsening after every attempt he made to escape.|
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Sunday, November 05, 2017
Breaking News: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl won't serve time in prison for deserting his base in Afghanistan in 2009. He will be dishonorably discharged.
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