Bergdahl back in America - WNEM TV 5

Bergdahl back in America

Posted: Updated:
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been in a military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, since he was released in Afghanistan after five years of Taliban captivity.  (Source: CNN) Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been in a military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, since he was released in Afghanistan after five years of Taliban captivity. (Source: CNN)
  • InternationalMore>>

  • 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:21:32 GMT
    Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long...More >
    Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison...More >
  • Tunisia closes borders with Libya after violence

    Tunisia closes borders with Libya after violence

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:21:25 GMT
    A strong explosion ripped through the main police building in Benghazi early Friday, nearly flattening it, days after Islamic militias overran army barracks and claimed control of the eastern Libyan city.More >
    Tunisia's state news agency says the country closed its main border crossing with Libya after hundreds of stranded Egyptians, fleeing violence in Libya, tried to break through the passage.More >
  • Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law

    Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:13:41 GMT
    A Ugandan court has invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying it was illegally passed and is therefore unconstitutional.More >
    A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked a quorum.More >

SAN ANTONIO, TX (CNN) - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, exchanged on May 31 for five Taliban figures held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has arrived in San Antonio, a military official says.

Bergdahl had been in a military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, since he was released in Afghanistan after five years of Taliban captivity. He is expected to be taken to a military hospital in Texas for continued rehabilitation.

The swap sparked a controversy that touches on a range of volatile issues including ending the Afghanistan war, releasing Guantanamo detainees and accusations by members of Bergdahl's unit that he deserted.

Copyright 2014 CNN. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow
WNEM
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, WNEM; Saginaw, MI. (A Meredith Corporation Station) and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.