Bergdahl's back on American soil following five years of Taliban captivity
POSTED: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 7:02am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is back in the United States for the first time since his capture by the Taliban five years ago.
Overnight a military transport plane brought the former P.O.W. from Germany to Texas, where he will continue his reintegration process.
Army doctors say Bergdahl is getting better physically, but needs more time to recover emotionally and psychologically after being held for five years by the Taliban as a prisoner of war.
During his captivity Bergdahl reportedly spent extended time in solitary confinment, and endured repeated physical torture.
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