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US Thinking of Prisoner Swap for Bowe
BOISE (KTVB)- There may be new hope for the release of captured Idaho solider Bowe Bergdahl.
The international news agency Reuters is reporting the U.S. is rethinking a prisoner swap with the Taliban.
The swap would mean releasing detainees from Guantanamo Bay for the return of Sgt...
Sgt. Bergdahl Grand Marshal for Hailey Parade
HAILEY--Thousands lined the streets of Hailey Wednesday for the annual 4th of July Parade. KTVB reports the town did something special this year for the only known American prisoner of war Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. At first, it was your typical parade, American flags, fire trucks, pictures and candy...
Military Remains Focused on Finding Missing Soldier
By Claudette Roulo
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2012 – The Defense Department remains focused on efforts to return the only U.S. service member known to be in Taliban captivity to his family, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt...
Bergdahl E-mails Surface
WASHINGTON (AP) - Emails an American soldier sent to his parents before he was captured by the Taliban three years ago suggest he was disillusioned and considering deserting. Bowe Bergdahl told his parents he was "disgusted" with the U.S. mission in Afghanistan and with the Army...
Idaho House Marks Bowe Bergdahl’s Third Year In Captivity
Idaho House lawmakers marked Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's third birthday in captivity of a Taliban-allied group in central Asia. Bergdahl is a U.S. soldier from Hailey, Idaho, taken prisoner in Afghanistan in June 2009 who is now being held by the Haqqani network. The now-26-year-old Bergdahl was born…
1000 Days For Bowe Bergdahl
It has been 1,000 days since Bowe Bergdahl, a soldier from Hailey  was captured in Afghanistan and the fight to bring him home continues. In fact, it's now a nationwide fight.  Last month.  the Weber family from Wausau, Wisconsin vowed to gather 30,000 signatures by March 26th to…
Petition Begun To Help Bring Bowe Bergdahl Home
A Wisconsin family has started a petition drive to try and help bring a Hailey soldier back home from Afghanistan.   Bowe Bergdahl, a 25-year-old Army sergeant from Hailey, was taken prisoner two and a half years ago by the Taliban. He is the only known American prisoner of war currently b…
Hope For Bowe Bergdahl And His Family?
The Taliban is publicly expressing interest in negotiating with Washington.  According to the Washington Post, those talks could involve captured Idaho soldier Bowe Bergdahl and it could lead to a possible prisoner exchange deal.
POW Bowe Bergdahl Promoted To Sergeant
An Idaho soldier being held captive in the Afghan war has been promoted to the rank of sergeant. A promotion certificate was presented to the parents of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at the family's home near Hailey earlier this week.
New Video Of POW Bowe Bergdahl Released
A newly released Taliban video shows the only U.S. soldier held captive in the Afghan war being blindfolded and led away by an insurgent. It appears a portion of the same video was released months ago. The SITE Intelligence Group, which tracks militant websites, says the video released on Jihadist f…