Attorneys for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have released a set of court documents that they say reveals the true reason Bergdahl deserted his post which resulted in him being captured by radical Islamic fighters.
According to the Army Times:
Bergdahl told a general who investigated the case that he hoped to cause an alarm by leaving his post, then walk to a larger base in Afghanistan so he could have an audience with a top commander.
“So, the idea was to — it was— literally, it was a sacrificial — it was a self-sacrifice thing,” Bergdahl said, according to the transcript of a 2014 interview with Maj. Gen. Kenneth Dahl.
The documents also revealed that Army medical professionals diagnosed Bergdahl with schizotypal personality disorder after his return.