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Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl admits to his crimes after years of speculation (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)
FILE - MARCH 25: According to reports March 25, 2015, U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan and exchanged for five Taliban commanders, will be charged with desertion. UNDATED - In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. U.S. officials say Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, was exchanged for five Taliban commanders being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to published reports. Bergdahl is in stable condition at a Berlin hospital, according to the reports. (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)

The Associated Press and CNN reported on Monday that Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl would plead guilty at a military hearing to “desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.”

Bergdahl left his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban. He was released in a 2014 prisoner exchange for five Taliban prisoners.

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Bergdahl told a judge that he “left [his] observation post on [his] own.”

“I understand leaving was against the law.”

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