Justice Department Fights to Reinstate Bowe Bergdahl’s Court-Martial Conviction

Bowe Bergdahl leaves the Fort Bragg courtroom

The Justice Department is fighting a federal judge’s decision to dismiss the court-martial sentence of former Staff Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, asking the U.S. District Court of Washington to “leave intact the orders of the military courts.” Bergdahl’s conviction and sentence, which included a dishonorable discharge, monetary fine and demotion to private, should be preserved, the […]

Bowe Bergdahl’s Sentence Is Thrown Out by Judge as Case Takes New Turn

Bergdahl The Wounded

A federal judge has voided former Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s court-martial sentence and subsequent rulings on the case by military judges, setting up the possibility that he could request a reinstatement of rank or change of status for his dishonorable discharge. Senior Judge Reggie Walton, of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., issued an […]