My Thoughts on Sgt Bergdahl

Sgt BergdahlSergeant Bergdahl was captured by the Islamic extremist group Haqqani Network and kept in Pakistan for about 5 years before he was released after the Obama administration arranged for a prisoner swap for five detainees in Guantanamo.  The interesting thing here is that the Administration had touted the service of Sergeant Bergdahl as being honorable and worthy of the transaction to be brought back to the United States.  “No man is left behind”, a phrase commonly used among soldiers and marines to signify the lengths each member will go to ensure each member is returned to the homeland in dignity, something President Obama stated during the speech announcing Bergdahl’s trade. Continue reading