31 May '14, 9pm

Freed soldier's hometown makes welcome home plans: The news Saturday of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's re... #airforce

BOISE, IDAHO — The news Saturday of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release from captivity spread quickly in his hometown in southern Idaho, and residents immediately began making plans for a welcome-home celebration. An annual event called "Bring Bowe Back" scheduled for June 28 was quickly renamed "Bowe is Back." "It is going to be Bowe's official welcome-home party even if he's not quite home yet," organizer Stefanie O'Neill said Saturday. Bergdahl, 28, had been held prisoner by the Taliban since June 30, 2009. He was handed over to U.S. special forces by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees held by the United States. In Hailey, a town of 7,000 residents just down the road from upscale Sun Valley, residents have hung yellow ribbons from trees and utility poles and planted a tree in a local park each year since he was held. Signs reading "Bring Bowe...

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