VetStory Podcast Theater presents: “Bergdahl Sentences”

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FORT BRAGG, NC – OCTOBER 16: U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Bowdrie “Bowe” Bergdahl, (L) 29 of Hailey, Idaho, is escorted to the Ft. Bragg military courthouse following a lunch recess after pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy on October 16, 2017 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

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By Phil Briggs

What is an appropriate sentence for Sgt Bowe Bergdahl? We admit we don’t have a good answer.  But we did find some interesting sentences in the comment fields.  So VetStory Podcast Theater presents a musical entitled “Bergdahl Sentences”.

Hear powerful and poetic prose from the people of Facebook, set to a variety of musical genres including; country, metal and freestyle jazz. Plus another case of desertion that took 40 years to discover.


About our guests:

Jonathan Kaupanger; Navy Veteran … experienced in Musical Theater.

Jake Hughes; Army Veteran … zero Musical Theater experience.

Phil Briggs; Producer Navy Veteran … amateur rapper

Matt Saintsing; Army Veteran … Never deserted his post.

Eric Dehm; Navy Veteran … enjoys ice cream for dessert.


Covered in this episode:

  • Bergdahl by Jake
  • A jazzy Bergdahl Duet
  • What is an appropriate sentence?
  • AWOL for 40 years?
  • What’s new in Minot, ND?
  • Those pants will be a little tight!


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