Fort Bragg court to hear motions in Bowe Bergdahl desertion case

Sgt. Bergdahl leaves his military hearing Tuesday, Dec. 22 2015 at Fort Bragg (WNCN).

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (WNCN) — On Tuesday the court will conduct a legal motions hearing for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl’s case.

It’s not public knowledge what will be discussed in the hearing, which comes months after attorneys discussed classified documents.

Bergdahl last appeared at the Fort Bragg courthouse on January 12.

Bergdahl’s charges include faces charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.

Attorneys discussed  how classified information would be used in the case.

Those classified documents include nearly 300,000 pages.

Last month, a the US Army court of appeals ruled that Berdgdahl’s attorneys could access documents deemed classified by the government.

The court also lifted the stay on proceedings that was put in place in February.

The trial is expected to begin later this year

Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban in 2009 after leaving his post in Afghanistan.

He was released in 2014 in exchange for five Taliban detainees in U.S. custody.

The hearing is slated to begin shortly after 9 a.m. at the Fort Bragg courthouse.

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