Bowe Bergdahl Is Dishonorably Discharged, but Avoids Prison for Desertion in Afghanistan

The sentencing ends an eight-year drama that began in 2009 in Afghanistan. His release in 2014 in a prisoner exchange set off a political furor that still reverberates.

4 Takeaways From Bergdahl’s Sentencing Hearing

As Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl waits to hear what his punishment will be for walking off his Army post and into Taliban captivity, military officials seek insights from his case.

With Tweet, Trump May Add Burden to Prosecution of Attack Suspect

The president’s late-night Twitter message could complicate the case against the man accused in the Manhattan truck attack before it even heads to trial.

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s Odd Journey From Victim to Criminal

By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. October 23, 2017 FORT BRAGG, N.C. — At his first major court hearing two years ago, it seemed that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had caught a break: the Pentagon’s hostage debriefer, Terrence Russell, testified that the...

Bowe Bergdahl, Called a ‘Traitor’ by President Trump, Pleads Guilty

By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. October 16, 2017 FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009, setting off a military manhunt and political furor, pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy...