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Don't be so quick to judge Sgt. Bergdahl

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Don't be so quick to judge Sgt. Bergdahl Re: June 10 Charles Kruathammer column, "Swap no cause for celebration,"it is a futile exercise to write a letter in response to a nationally syndicated commentator, but here it is. I question how much experience many of these pundits have with the brutality of combat and living 24/7 in a terrible place such as a forward post in Afghanistan. People react in a variety of ways to ...

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June 16, 2014
4:09 p.m.

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John Van Patten and my son was 82nd Airborne at a FOB in Iraq and lived and worked in horrendous conditions and didn't desert his post. My closest friends son just returned home from Afghanistan last week with medals for extreme heroism while under fire. I have another close friend that was in Fallajha and served under Cpt. John McKenna who was killed by a sniper who was also released by the Obama regime. None of these people deserted either. You had a guy that grumbled but rose to the occasion, Bergdahl grumbled and deserted his post, different story. Thank you for your service.