In an article regarding Sgt. Bergdahl’s desertion charge, the NY Times ponders..
Another question is whether the Army will give Sergeant Bergdahl an honorable discharge if he is found guilty of desertion. For members of the military, an honorable discharge is no small matter, and not getting one can hinder not only a veteran’s job prospects, but the entirety of how a service member look back on his or her career.
If you are convicted in any courts martial, you’re going to get a dishonorable discharge. This may be upsetting to liberals, but it is a felony conviction, and he’ll have the same problems as any other felon.
As for the NY Times and their crack team of reporters, see the graphic in the upper right.
I saved a screenshot, just in case…