April 28, 2017| 1 p.m. EDT Friday | For Immediate Release
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U.S. Army to Conduct Legal-motions Hearing May 5 In Sgt. Bergdahl Legal Case
What: The U.S. Army will conduct a military legal hearing May 5, 2017, Friday, on Fort Bragg, N.C., in the case of United States vs. Sgt. Robert B. Bergdahl.
Where: The legal-motions hearing will take place in the Fort Bragg Courtroom on post. Media will be escorted from the post’s Smith Lake Army Recreation Center parking lot, off Smith Lake Road (adjacent to Honeycutt Road and the Eureka Springs/Carvers Creeks neighborhoods near Fayetteville, N.C.).
(Directions are attached as part of the media advisory packet)
When: May 5, 2017 (Friday) – Registered news media may begin to arrive starting at 6:30 a.m. EDT and not later than 7:10 a.m. EDT May 5 for security in-processing. The open hearing will begin that morning, following a Media Operations Center update.
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Note: Media organizations and journalists should register by noon May 3, Wednesday, by completing the attached questionnaire and returning it to E-mails for firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Media satellite trucks will be escorted after a brief security orientation at the Smith Lake Army Recreation Area.
News media or the public with questions regarding attending, may contact Forces Command Public Affairs at (910) 570-7216 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.