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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl hires a lawyer prior to US Army meeting

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U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will meet with the U.S. Army’s investigator within the next two weeks. (Source: US ARMY/CNN) U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will meet with the U.S. Army’s investigator within the next two weeks. (Source: US ARMY/CNN)

(CNN) – The U.S. Army has already conducted much of the investigation into Bowe Bergdahl’s disappearance and capture.

But those investigators have never heard directly from the 28-year-old Army sergeant. That’s about to change.

Now that Sgt. Bergdahl is back to regular Army duty, his lawyer says that in the next two weeks, he’ll meet with Major General Kenneth Dahl, the man appointed to lead the Berghdahl investigation.

According to U.S. Army regulation, the general has about a month left to present his findings and make recommendations to the Army on whether Bergdahl should face criminal charges.

“The Army is going to look at this to make sure they don't get embarrassed," military lawyer Stephen Karns said.

Karns also said she doesn't believe Bergdahl will return to the Army.

"I don't think that anybody is going to want to work with him or under him, and I think that he's probably ready to get out as well," Karns said.

Army officials say Bergdahl has completed the re-integration program and has now been assigned to administrative duties for his unit at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. He will stay there while he waits to hear what Army investigators will do next.

The Army insists he’s being treated like any other soldier, working as a sergeant.

"What they typically do is assign him to some kind of special project, which is code for not really doing anything. So he is probably doing some sort of administrative work, maybe at a desk job," Karns said.

In the days after Bergdahl was turned over to the U.S. forces by his captors, the soldier’s friends and hometown of Hailey, ID anxiously awaited the emotional reunion with his family.

Army officials have said that a reunion would be arranged anytime Bergdahl asked for it, but that reunion hasn't happened, and there’s no sign it will happen anytime soon.

Army officials and Bergdahl’s lawyer say it’s a private family matter.

In recent weeks, Army officials say Bergdahl has ventured into public. He’s gone to grocery stores and restaurants and even been recognized by civilians on the streets.

However, his future is still very much in limbo.

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