Public Doubting Administration’s Story On Returned Soldier

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June 1, 2014 6:42am PST

It was recently announced that an American soldier who had been captured by enemy forces in Afghanistan back in June of 2009 is finally being released. In exchange for 5 Guantanamo Bay detainees, the American, Bowe Bergdahl, is finally coming home.

The story currently stands that Bowe had been captured after he “wandered off,” and now, after 5 long years and a lot of hard work on the government’s part, he is finally on his way back. Some however don’t believe what the administration is saying, and another large portion believes that the way in which we’re getting him home was unlawful.

(See also: Snowden Reveals Gov’t Had All Info Needed To Detect 9/11)

You see, Obama gave up five known terrorists:

Mohammad Fazl, the Taliban’s former deputy defense minister, believed to be connected with mass killings of Shiites prior to the U.S. invasion of the country.

Mullah Norullah Noori, former Taliban governor of the Balkh Province in northern Afghanistan.

Mohammed Nabi, a member of the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan.

Khairullah Khairkhwa, former Taliban governor of the Herat province.

Abdul Haq Wasiq, former Taliban deputy minister of intelligence.

Seeing how America has a strict policy in that we do not negotiate with terrorists, it’s unclear how this deal ever came about. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers noted, “I am pleased that Sergeant Bergdahl is free and will be returning to his family in the United States. I am extremely troubled, however, that the United States negotiated with terrorists and agreed to swap five senior Taliban leaders who are responsible for the deaths of many Americans. This fundamental shift in US policy signals to terrorists around the world a greater incentive to take US hostages.”

Furthermore, a soldier claiming to have worked with Bowe states that the government’s account of what happened that day, isn’t entirely accurate. According to the man only going by “c”:

<—- Fuck what you I heard. I was there.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

UNREAL RT @ktumulty: Republicans say law was broken to get Bergdahl freed. Admin. claims “unique circumstances.” http://t.co/YJB3iNrjJW

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

On June 30, 2009 @ OP Mest, Paktika Afghanistan @ apprx 0600 local time roll was called. Everyone reported 100% except 3rd squad (my squad)

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Bravo Team was 100%, Alpha Team wasn’t (my team). PVT. Bergdhal was unaccounted for. Searches were conducted on the OP(1/4 acre in size)

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Under Vehicles, the shitter, different cot, etc. Still no site to be had. DUSTWUN was called up to hire (duty status unknown)

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

A little background prior to June 30th. Bergdahl (B) came to our unit around October of 2008, we had NTC rotation in NOV

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

1-501 Parachute Infantry Regiment of 4th Brigade 25th Infantry Division. We were all Airborne infantry but (b) wasn’t

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Before units deploy the slots get filled by non-qualifying personnel sometimes so you have enough people. Even then we were still short

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

(B) moved in at the Barracks with me and my roomate. All 2nd PLT 3rd Squad but my and B were on Alpha. From the get go something seemed off

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Normally before war 20 something drink beer, BBQ, hangout with platoon/squad mates on free time, could be your last days you never know

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

B would always stay inside on his bunk reading Rosetta Stone in the 3 languages where we were deploying in Afghan

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

B also ordered an AK-47 during this time. He had no phone or vehicle and didn’t wear deodorant and early took a shower.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

B would tell us romanizing stories about how joined the French foreign legend(he didn’t), how he beat up drug dealers(?) and…

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

How he wanted to be a mercenary if the army didn’t work out.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

During the NTC rotation he was a good soldier. After NTC he got staph and ended up being late to deployment by about 6 weeks.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

After he arrived in county (a few or weeks so) PLT got tasked for a mission in Omna (not a good place). A complex ambush happened

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

RPGs, Motors, RPKs, PKMs, AKs, IEDs all involved. Trucks got all fucked up, no one died and the PLT killed quite a few booger eaters

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Once the trucks were literally drug out of kill zone and pushed down a little bit in the valley, PLT was stuck.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Security was set in place,trying to figure out what was gonna happen. Towed out, blown in place etc. Hours turned into a Handful of days

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Let me back track real quick to NTC. Sorry folks this is all of the top of my head.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

So up to NTC we know B studied languages, ordered an AK-47.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

At NTC (National Training Center) He wanted to know how we did everything, tactically. And not just how we did it, but why we did it.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

And it wasn’t a PVT asking Qs and taking Notes, it was very cerebral in the questioning.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Ok, back to Omna…

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

During the ambush B was in the back of the truck, he didn’t know get to shoot. This seemed to really bother him. That he didn’t get to kill

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

That was in March or April 09. After that we started going to this OP Mest for 3,4,7,10 whatever days at a time. Come back refit start again

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

OP Mest was in a Wadi (river bed) great planning there Officers. And had 30-50 hills on top. The lower area was about 1/4 acre

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

On top were the hills there were 4. We had the one overlooking the roads and lower part of the OP and Afghan Police had the other 3

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

That’s me in front of it. (Excuse me for being American) inside we made a bench out of sandbags to sit on behind an M240B.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

5 – 6 of us would be in there at all times. It rotated between people everytime we went out there

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

There was an article written in rolling stone and I would like to speak on that for a few before we start with the day(s) prior to June 30th

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

I can’t say I know of the emails from B to his Dad is what he wrote or didn’t write, but I can tell something’s that were written simply

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Didn’t happen, for instance

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

LT. Fancy was our PL for about 3 weeks in country he was canned for being incompetent. And like any great officer he took pop shots

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

At NCOs who protected his ass for as long as they could. That dude drove in a circle literally a circle following the last truck

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Thinking it was the objective for an hour. To call him an idiot would be an understatement. He was assigned to an office job afterwards

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

He is discredited. As for SPC. Jason Fry. He was in our PLT before NTC but didn’t make it because he broke his collarbone

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

He was sent to country late with B. When all the medical profiles arrived on country our CSM asked if anybody was still injured

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Plenty were but only 2 spoke up, one of those were Fry. He never served anytime on the line. Was on a FPB behind a desk. Discredited

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Everything he spoke of I article was 2nd hand knowledge at best

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

And “unit morale was lowered when LT left” is hilarious, morale was never higher when he left

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

What B was portraying to his family and what was happening in real life were polar opposites

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

LT. Bradshaw in Cco and Bowe didn’t even know each other. At all. B portraying them as great friends in emails to his Dad makes no sense

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

We never ran over a child or anybody for that matter. That part really pissed me off.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

During the times @ Mest it is true that B would spend hours with local forces and ask them to translate various things and ask about terrain

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

B did say “If deployment is lame, I’m going to get lost in the Mountains and make my way to China” starting to see what we are dealing with?

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

People still reading? I have a ways to go

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Part 2 will have some emotional a parts for me. I’m going to grab a few cold ones and I will be back in 5 mins.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

So up to this point we know that B. Studied languages on Rosetta Stone prior to deployment, bought an AK47 to train on and

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Spoke of wanting to pop smoke if the “deployment was lame” and openly lied to his father in emails(if those emails are real)

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Side Note: You would figure before deploying, if you were going to be a gun to train with. You would buy an AR-15 and not the enemies.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

5-7 days before June 30th

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

We were told we would have a few days off before going to OP Mest, and this would our last time going there.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

We would be turning it over to the ANP(Afghan National Police). Something happened that day that we would come to find out a few weeks later

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

B packed all his belongings; computer, clothes, random shit,etc. Minus camera and journal.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

Why would someone pack all of there belongings and send them home in the middle of a 12 month deployment? Hmmmm

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

We head out to OP Mest for the final time. 5 days, easy breezy.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

On the 2nd night B asked our team leader what would happen of his sensitive equipment went missing (NightVision, Guns, Sights, etc.)

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

On the 3rd night B asked a fellow platoon mate ” if your M9 (9mm Pistol) went missing would you get in trouble?”

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

So we now have Pre-Meditated Desertion at this point, yes?

— c (@CodyFNfootball) May 31, 2014

If I had to guess B slipped out around 0300-0430 local time. And I think he picked that night because it had the lowest moon lumens

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

We now know that he knew he would be leaving on the final trip. He just picked the best time to do it.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Having extensive knowledge of the tiny OP and terrain, he knew the dead spots of where we on guard could see and where we couldn’t.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

My TeamLeader, PLT forward observer, A SGT, myself and a private. Were all tasked to man the bunker on the hill during the last rotation

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

We all rotated on 3 hour guard rotations. Mine came up at 0500. Bunker was small especially with 5 grown ass men in it

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

So I stood up put my plate carrier on and helmet, guy takes my places and goes to sleep. It’s still dark, so I out my NODs on

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

I walk outside the bunker, take a piss and throw in a dip. Walk back in the bunker, do a radio check and begin my guard shift.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Gets boring real quick, so I walk outside the bunker and just kinda stand there looking around for about an hour.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Part 3 coming up. Gotta refill

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

We ready to start again?

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

So after an hour of scanning my sector and what not, Roll Call and accounting for sensitive equipment begins.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

I’m on guard still in the bunker, so I count heads, guns and radio down saying we are up. I’m not gonna be a dick and wake people up.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

I hear 1st Squad give their 100%, then 3rd, still no 2nd squad yet. A scene similar in Ferris Bueller plays out.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Call it whatever you want, at this point I began waking up B and I’s TL. Frantically. He woke up and all I said was “he is gone”

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

He said “fuck me” and knew who I was talking about. Up to this point I had spoke to a few guys about B.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Always thought something was just a little off. Like mental off, I felt like he thought he life was a movie in his head

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

And wanted to act it out in real life

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

(The French Foreign, Beating up drugs dealers, wanting to get lost in mountains and find his way China.) Proves my point.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Old buddy from my platoon just called me, haven’t spoke in 2 years. I will continue in a few

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

TL and Me look at each other like what next? I tell him to ask if his gun and kit is still there. We are then summoned to the OPs lower

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

We start checking his shit. Gun, Ammo, Plate carrier, Nods all good. Only things missing are a camera, journal, compass….

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

An MRE might have been taken too but those things are a dime a dozen and uncountable.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

This is all kinda of a WTF moment going around with leadership. Everyone is looking around puzzled. Minus me and TL

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

We both look at the SL, PL and PSG and say he is “fucking gone”

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

DUSTWUN was then called up to Battalion.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Teams were immediately kicked out into surrounding area to look for B. I can’t not describe the intensity

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Search teams and blocking positions were kicked out. Making sure no one got in or no one got out.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Our PLT came upon some children, they asked him have they seen an American.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

The children said “yes, he was crawling on his belly through weeds and acting funny a while ago”

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

The children were asked which direction did he go? They pointed and the platoon hauled ass towards the direction.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

PLT get to another village, starting asking questions. Tempo has change, we mean business. No circle talk bullshit.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Villagers said an American did come through the area and was wanting water and someone who spoke English. Wanted to meet with Taliban.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

At this point, Cody retweeted what he thought was a salient point:

Thanks for sticking with me, this is emotionally draining. This is all of the top of my head, I am remembering shit I wanted to forget

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Let me get a fresh beer and try to hammer this out. I will finish tonight but I am going to do it at my pace.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Around the same time our interrupter (Terp) is picking up traffic on his radio. Interrupters carry around more or less a Motorola

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

They pick up traffic with people stating they have an american.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

Anybody got a lawyer btw?

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

All politics aside I think we can reasonably agree if you get on the wrong side of the current admin, they can and will strike you down.

— c (@CodyFNfootball) June 1, 2014

So what do you guys think? Is there any reason for suspicion here? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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