More wounded soldiers to testify at Bowe Bergdahl sentencing

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrives to the Fort Bragg courthouse for a sentencing hearing on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, on Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl, who walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held by the Taliban for five years, faces up to life in prison after pleading guilty last week to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The wounds and hardships soldiers suffered during their fruitless search for Army Sgt.

Bergdahl: Trump has reaffirmed criticism, tainting case

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returns to the Fort Bragg courthouse after a lunch break on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, on Fort Bragg, N.C. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl made a last-minute argument Tuesday that President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his criticism of the soldier - preventing him from receiving a fair sentence on charges he endangered comrades in Afghanistan.

Bergdahl guilty pleas leave room for drama at sentencing

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returns to the Fort Bragg courthouse after a lunch break on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, on Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl, who walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held by the Taliban for five years, is charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. By JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Army Sgt.

8 special operations forces injured in Fort Bragg training

Authorities say a student killed a classmate who confronted him in a hallway at a Washington state high school and wounded three others before being stopped by a custodian. Authorities say a student killed a classmate who confronted him in a hallway at a Washington state high school and wounded three others before being stopped by a custodian.

US House passes bill to make it easier to fire VA workers, protect whistle blowers

On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson , the representative of Fort Bragg and author of bipartisan legislation to allow service connected veterans to choose care from private providers in their local communities, released the following statement after the House passed S. 1094, legislation to make it easier to fire Veterans Affairs employees for poor performance or misconduct and to establish whistle blower protections: "I recognize there are many good, hard-working people at our local VA hospitals many of them are veterans themselves. It's the unaccountable bureaucracy that hurts veterans and makes it impossible for them to get the timely care and benefits they deserve.

The Daily 202: Military families could tip North Carolina to Clinton

At a rally yesterday afternoon just outside of Fort Bragg, the world's biggest Army base by population, Barack Obama crisply summarized why Democrats hope this year will be different - and why the Clinton campaign is competing so aggressively for the votes of active duty service members, their families and veterans. "Listen, if you want to keep our military the greatest fighting force that the world has ever known a then we can't have a commander-in-chief who suggests that it's okay to torture people," the president said, referring to Donald Trump.

FBI offers reward for wanted man

The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a 27-year-old man with ties to Los Angeles and Orange counties who is suspected of killing his wife at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The body of Iris Armstrong, a human resources specialist assigned to the 189th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, was discovered July 6 in the Nijmegen neighborhood home on Fort Bragg she shared with Jason Earl Armstrong Jr., according to the FBI.