Bowe Bergdahl
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his remote combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009. He was captured by insurgents and held prisoner for five years. (U.S. Army)
Defense in Bowe Bergdahl Army desertion hearing suggests he was mentally ill

New details about the disappearance of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl emerged Thursday at a hearing to decide whether he will face a court-martial on desertion

Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion and more, details Taliban captivity

After Bowe Bergdahl is charged with desertion and more in Afghanistan, his account of five years in Taliban captivity is released.

Amid Bergdahl furor, lawmakers face political temptations and risks

As soon as congratulations were issued over Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release in Afghanistan, some were just as swiftly withdrawn

Obama says some former Taliban prisoners may resume anti-U.S. fighting

Obama says former Taliban "will return to the battlefield"

Most of 5 freed Taliban prisoners have less than hard-core pasts

Analysts say Taliban prisoners' release in the swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl serves the Taliban mostly as a morale boost.

Freed U.S. soldier is a deserter, some who served with him say

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been hailed as a hero since his release by the Taliban, but some fellow soldiers say he's a deserter.

Republicans criticize prisoner swap that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

The Obama administration says it acted to save the life of American POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Obama adamantly defends Taliban prisoner swap that freed U.S. soldier

President Obama says the U.S. was justified in trading 5 Taliban commanders for American POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

U.S. soldier's hometown has a certain radiance

Since Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was taken prisoner in Afghanistan in 2009, a light has burned in a coffeehouse in his hometown.

Hagel says U.S. acted swiftly to protect ex-POW Bowe Bergdahl's safety

Republicans criticized President Obama for releasing five Taliban prisoners to secure the release of an American POW, but Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. acted to protect the U.S. soldier's safety.