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.

Bergdahl’s Family Says Mission Of Recovery Now Begins

Jun 2, 2014
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.

North Korea Cancels US Envoy for Kenneth Bae

Feb 10, 2014

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 For the second time, North Korea rescinded its invitation for a US envoy to discuss the American's possible release.

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.

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

Dec 18, 2013
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.