Bowe Bergdahl's Desertion Charges Referred To Court-Martial
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face a court-martial on charges of desertion and endangering troops after leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009.By Katie Link | December 14, 2015
U.S. Army Forces Command announced Monday that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's trial on charges of desertion and endangering troops will be referred to a general court-martial.
Bergdahl left his outpost in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, and was captured by the Taliban. Throughout his nearly five years in captivity, troops were forced to abandon their original missions to search for him. (Video via ABC)
Bergdahl was released after President Obama traded him for five Taliban prisoners at Guantanamo Bay in 2014.