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June 13th, 2014
08:19 PM ET

Former hostage in Iraq says it took months to "feel normal" after rescue

What might Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl be experiencing?

One man who might know: Roy Hallums is an American contractor who was kidnapped in Iraq in 2004 and spent 311 days in captivity before being rescued.


Filed under: Bowe Bergdahl
June 13th, 2014
08:15 PM ET

EXCLUSIVE: Member of Bergdahl's treatment team speaks to OutFront

There is a team of experts working with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl during his recovery and reintegration process. The group addresses the obvious needs like medical doctors and psychiatrists.

But the team also includes attorneys, security, drivers, finance specialists and even a chaplain. 

In an exclusive interview with OutFront, Erin Burnett speaks with Colonel Bradley Poppen, a Survival Evasion Resistance Escape Psychologist and one of the men in charge of Bergdahl's care.


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June 13th, 2014
08:12 PM ET

Bergdahl begins next phase of recovery at Army facility in Texas

There are new developments tonight about the health Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.

He is said to be in stable condition at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, after arriving back in the United States overnight to begin the next phase of his reintegration process.

But officials warned today that Bergdahl still has a long road ahead of him after spending five years in captivity.

CNN's Ed Lavandera has the details.


Filed under: Bowe Bergdahl
June 12th, 2014
08:37 PM ET

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on his way to U.S. to continue reintegration process

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is returning to the United States, flying to  Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas to continue treatment following his nearly five years in captivity.

The news comes as CNN is learning new information about Bergdahl's time as a prisoner and why he may have left his platoon in the first place.

The Daily Beast obtained letters believed to be from Bergdahl  that were sent to his parents while he was being held.

OutFront tonight: The Daily Beast's Kimberly Dozier who received the letters by sources in contact with the Taliban and Roy Hallums, an American contractor who was kidnapped in Iraq in 2004 and spent 311 days in captivity.


Filed under: Bowe Bergdahl • News • Taliban
June 11th, 2014
10:13 PM ET

Lawmaker: I really fear for Bergdahl's return

The final travel plans to bring Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl back to the United States are now in place, according to the Pentagon.

An official says the transfer from a military hospital in Germany to one in San Antonio, Texas could be very soon - possibly just days away.

News of Bergdahl's recovery comes as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel went before Congress Wednesday to defend the swap of five Taliban detainees for Bergdahl.

Congresswoman Jackie Speier of California attended the hearing and in an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett - she expresses her concern about the language being used to describe Bergdahl.


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