31 May '14, 4pm

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl freed from captivity in #Afghanistan:

Supporters of Bowe Bergdahl distributed bracelets bearing his name and the date he disappeared during Memorial Day weekend 2014 in Washington, D.C. Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes WASHINGTON — The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is back in U.S. custody after nearly five years of captivity, U.S. officials said Saturday. The officials said the Taliban agreed to turn over Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The transfers happened after a week of intense negotiations mediated by the government of Qatar, which will take custody of the Afghans. In a statement, President Barack Obama said Bergdahl's recovery "is a reminder of America's unwavering commitment to leave no man or woman in uniform behind on the battlefield." Officials ...

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US soldier freed from captivity in Afghanistan

stripes.com 31 May '14, 4pm

Supporters of Bowe Bergdahl distributed bracelets bearing his name and the date he disappeared during Memorial Day weekend...

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blackfive.net 31 May '14, 5pm

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centcom.mil 31 May '14, 9pm

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