... or deserter?
The Army will investigate charges that rescued Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted his post in Afghanistan, Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey said Tuesday.Dempsey later said that his conduct is separate from the efforts to return him and I think this is an important distinction.
“When he is able to provide them, we’ll learn the facts. Like any American, he is innocent until proven guilty,” Dempsey said in a post to his Facebook page. “Our Army’s leaders will not look away from misconduct if it occurred.” …
It's obvious that the actual terms of the exchange leave something to be desired but I can't fault anyone trying to get US military personnel out of harm's way, no matter how much of a shitbird they may be.