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Bowe Bergdahl
4:19 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Bergdahl’s Hometown Caught In Crossfire Of National Backlash

People in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's hometown in Idaho say they're “shocked” by how quickly the captive soldier's homecoming has turned into a national controversy.
Credit Courtesy of Bergdahl family

People in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's hometown in Idaho say they're “shocked” by how quickly the captive soldier's homecoming has turned into a national controversy. Bergdahl was released Saturday after nearly five years in Taliban captivity. Since then, some fellow soldiers have accused him of being a deserter. The city of Hailey, Idaho, is asking people to withhold judgment.

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Bowe Bergdahl
4:41 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Bergdahl’s Family Says Mission Of Recovery Now Begins

Bowe Bergdahl was released to U.S. Army Special Forces on Saturday.
Credit U.S. Army

The family of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he has a long recovery ahead of him, now that he’s been freed from the Taliban. The parents of the soldier from Hailey, Idaho, spoke to the press Sunday in Boise. Bergdahl spent nearly five years as a prisoner of the Taliban and their allies.

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North Korea Envoy
5:47 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

North Korea Cancels US Envoy for Kenneth Bae

North Korea rescinded its invitation for a U.S. envoy to discuss the possible release of Kenneth Bae for the second time.

The Seattle-area family of a man held in North Korea says their hopes fell again this week. For the second time, North Korea rescinded its invitation for a US envoy to discuss the American's possible release.

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P.O.W. Video
3:53 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

New Video Shows Captured U.S. Soldier; Idaho Parents Ask For His Release

U.S. Army photo of captured Idaho soldier Bowe Bergdahl
US Department of Defense

Originally published on Wed January 15, 2014 4:31 pm

The U.S. military has obtained a new video showing captured Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl alive. The Idaho native has been a prisoner of the Taliban for the last four-and-a-half years.

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P.O.W. Card Campaign
5:52 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Card Campaign Asks You To Put P.O.W. On Your Mailing List

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl of Hailey, Idaho, appears in a 2010 video from a Taliban-affiliated insurgent group, the Haqqani Network.
Credit Intel Center

Supporters of a captured soldier from Idaho are urging people to add one more name to their holiday mailing list. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been a prisoner of the Taliban since 2009. As Jessica Robinson reports, organizers in his hometown of Hailey, Idaho are trying to get Christmas cards to him.

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