Recent stories about Bowe Bergdahl

Lawmakers sign letter opposing back pay for Bowe Bergdahl

Rep. Elise M. Stefanik is one of 100 lawmakers signing onto a letter urging the Army not to award back pay that could be worth more than $300,000 to Bowe Bergdahl.


Americans struggle to meet the French Foreign Legion’s high bar

For almost 200 years, the French Foreign Legion has prided itself on offering a haven for men yearning for adventure and a new start in life. It was just what “Edward,” a 24-year-old Californian, was looking for after he was booted out of the U.S. Marine Corps in 2015 for a disciplinary infraction.

Bergdahl could still collect $300,000 from the Army despite dishonorable discharge

An unnamed official told Army Times that even if Bergdahl is found ineligible for captivity pay, he could still be entitled to accumulated basic pay and deployment pay.

Bowe Bergdahl, demoted from sergeant to private and given a dishonorable discharge, is driven away from the    Fort Bragg, N.C., court facility on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Bergdahl, who walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held by the Taliban for five years, was spared a prison sentence.<br>Andrew Craft /The Fayetteville Observer/AP

Bowe Bergdahl, center, leaves the Fort Bragg courtroom facility following sentencing at Fort Bragg, N.C., Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The former Sergeant was spared any prison time and received a dishonorable discharge from the Army.<br>Gerry Broome/AP

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 11, 2015


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