A senior defense official said that Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, has been returned to regular Army duty.
Bowe Bergdahl, who has been recovering in Germany after five years as a Taliban captive, returned to the U.S. early Friday, arriving in San Antonio to continue medical treatment.
Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who has been recuperating in Germany after being released from five years of Taliban captivity, is scheduled to arrive at Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas on Friday, a defense official said.
‘It’s ironic that we can deal with the Taliban and get an American soldier released but we can’t get a Marine across the border released,’ Rep. Poe says.
A Texas Democrat running for U.S. Senate said that he negotiated in Afghanistan before 9/11, hoping to convince the Taliban to turn over Osama bin Laden.
Army Spc. William R. Moody of Burleson was laid to rest in a somber ceremony Saturday morning.
A family in Burleson is prepared to receive the remains of a Marine and Army specialist on Wednesday who died in Afghanistan. There will be emotional tributes for William Moody during the upcoming Independence Day weekend.
An Army psychiatrist will not be allowed to tell jurors that he gunned down Fort Hood soldiers to protect the lives of Taliban leaders in Afghanistan, a military judge ruled Friday.
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
We just spent about 40 minutes inside a concrete bunker after the base received indirect missile fire. The alarm sounded almost exactly at midnight.
Americans across the nation are mourning the loss of 30 troops, including one North Texan, who died during a helicopter attack in Afghanistan.