Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been recommended for trial by general court-martial, the Army announced Monday.Bergdahl is charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy and could face life in prison.The case was referred to court-martial by Gen. Robert Abrams, commanding general of Forces Command and the court-martial convening authority in the case.A date for his arraignment hearing has not been announced. The hearing is expected to take place at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where FORSCOM has its headquarters.
Good. Of course, it is by no means a slam dunk case. And the political shouting surrounding the case might raise some interesting defense issues about undue command influence.