Oct. 12, 2017 | 9 a.m. EDT Thursday| For Immediate Release
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U.S. Army to Conduct Court-Martial Oct. 16 In Sgt. Bergdahl Legal Case
What: On Oct. 16, the U.S. Army will conduct on Fort Bragg, N.C., a hearing in the case of United States vs. Sgt. Robert B. Bergdahl. He has requested via defense counsel to enter a plea with the court on Monday.
Where: The court-martial will take place in the Fort Bragg Courtroom on post. Media will be escorted from Fort Bragg Fairgrounds on Bragg Boulevard, Highway 87 North – the entrance gate on the opposite side of Bragg Boulevard across from the Stryker Golf Course, near Howell Street.
When: Oct. 16, 2017 (Monday) – Registered news media may begin to arrive starting at 6:15 a.m. EDT and not later than 7 a.m. EDT Oct. 16 for security in-processing. The open hearing will begin that morning, following a brief Media Operations Center update.
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Notes and Registration Deadline: Media organizations and journalists should register by noon Oct. 13, Friday, by completing the attached questionnaire and returning it to E-mails for: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Media satellite trucks will be escorted after a security orientation at the Fort Bragg Fairgrounds parking area.