(THE HILL) Army Secretary John McHugh said Wednesday that a decision on whether former prisoner of war Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted his post in Afghanistan would be coming in the "near future."
"I would think that we could reasonably expect to see something in the relatively near future," McHugh told defense reporters at a briefing in Washington. "The range extends from on one end of the spectrum — from no further action to the other end of the spectrum, potential court-martial."
Although Army's second fact-finding investigation of Bergdahl was concluded in December, McHugh said no decision has been reached on charges because of the number of documents that needed to be reviewed and the "complexity" of the case.
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