Armed Forces News

The Army Court of Criminal Appeals has granted lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl access to classified material, Reuters reported May 1. Bergdahl is accused of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, for abandoning his post in 2009. He subsequently was taken into custody by Taliban fighters, and returned in a 2014 prisoner exchange. The ruling will give the soldier’s lawyers access to 300,000 pages of classified information.