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Bowe Bergdahl’s Girlfriend: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Monica Lee was only 19-years-old when her then boyfriend Bowe Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban while deployed in Afghanistan. According to The Daily Mail, Bergdahl had told Lee to move on with her life in messages the Taliban released to his loved ones, which she did, according to the photos on her Facebook page.

Here’s what you need to know about Lee:

1. She and Bergdahl Have Known Each Other Since They Were Kids

The Daily Mail reports Lee and her whole family have known Bergdahl since the two were young. According to Monica Lee’s mother, Allison, the two families attended the same church.


2. She Posted About War on her Facebook Page

Lee posted about war on her Facebook page and shared articles and videos of captured American soldiers on her page. According to her mother, she learned to be more quiet about her feelings, but the situation was always very emotional for Lee.

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3. She Still Lives in Idaho

Lee lives in Boise, Idaho and is now dating Justin Forsdick, who graduated from Boise State University in 2012 and now works as a driver for UPS.


4. She Was Active in the Search Efforts for Bergdahl

According to The Daily Mail, Lee was very active, along with Bergdahl’s parents, in the effort to find Bergdahl when he first went missing. Lee had to scale back her involvement when she needed to find work, according to her mother.


5.It’s Unclear When Bergdahl Will Return to Idaho

According to NBC News, is being debriefed in Landstuhl, Germany. Psychologists are deciding whether or not Bergdahl is fit enough to return to the U.S. If Bergdahl is found to be a deserter, he could face up to 5 years in prison.

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