Bowe Bergdahl

Flashback: Murphy Called Bergdahl an ‘American Hero’ in 2014

Three years later, Army soldier pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior before the enemy

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy (Conn.) hailed Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as an "American hero" when he returned to the U.S. as part of a controversial prisoner swap in 2014, but on Monday, Bergdahl pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy when he walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009.