Defense Department: ‘Bergdahl Has Not Been Charged with Any Crime’

‘No decision has been made with respect to the case of Sgt. Bergdahl, none, there is no timeline to make that decision’

Defense Department: ‘Bergdahl Has Not Been Charged with Any Crime’ (RealClearPolitics)

Rear Admiral John Kirby makes a statement on Sgt. Bergdahl, Via CSPAN.

REAR ADM. JOHN KIRBY, DEPT. OF DEFENSE: There has been lots of speculation about -- we have gotten lots of emails and questions today about the state of the case of Sgt. Bergdahl, so let me just put a fork in this now if I can.

No decision has been made with respect to the case of Sgt. Bergdahl, none, there is no timeline to make that decision, and General [Mark] Milley is not being put under any pressure to make such a decision... There is a process here... Sgt. Bergdahl has not been charged with any crime.

REPORTER: Just to clarify, he has not been charged at this point?

KIRBY: Sgt. Bergdahl has not been charged with any crime.

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