Tag: Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl on New ‘Serial’: Here’s Why I Walked Away [VIDEO]

The new season of the Serial podcast has access to 25 hours of interviews with Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. Army soldier who was released after a prisoner swap with the Taliban. He has been labeled both a hero and a traitor. In the first episode of the new season, which debuted Thursday at 6 a.m.,…

Bowe Bergdahl Has Refused to Speak to Parents

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl hasn’t spoken to his family since he was released from captivity in Pakistan, according to an Army official. Sgt. Bergdahl has refused to see his parents or speak to them on the phone, the official said. The decision by Sgt. Bergdahl, who returned to regular duty on Monday, suggests a deeper estrangement…

‘We’re Laughing at You’: Maddow Slams GOPers Who Skipped Bergdahl Briefings to Do TV Hits

‘We’re Laughing at You’: Maddow Slams GOPers Who Skipped Bergdahl Briefings to Do TV Hits On Friday evening, Rachel Maddow tore into several Republican lawmakers who skipped private briefings on the Bowe Bergdahl swap to hold press conferences or make TV appearances lamenting the lack of information on the administration’s actions. Maddow noted that on…

Bergdahl’s hometown cancels celebration

The small town of Hailey, Idaho, has canceled an event to celebrate the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, citing security concerns after it was inundated with negative emails and angry phone calls. In a statement, the organizers said that the town, with just 8,000 people, doesn’t have the infrastructure to support a big event.…

Some Fellow soldiers say Bowe Bergdahl is a deserter, not hero

The sense of pride expressed by officials of the Obama administration at the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is not shared by many of those who served with him — veterans and soldiers who call him a deserter whose “selfish act” ended up costing the lives of better men. “I was pissed off then…