Stories tagged: prisoners of war
Fri., June 13, 2014, 8:21 a.m.
Bergdahl back in US after years as Taliban captive
SAN ANTONIO — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to the United States early Friday after his release from five years in captivity in Afghanistan in a controversial prisoner swap with …
Thu., June 12, 2014, 11:45 a.m.
Bergdahl scheduled to arrive in Texas on Friday
WASHINGTON — 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 …
Mon., March 3, 2014, 9:05 a.m.
Will Sgt. Bergdahl be left behind in Afghanistan?
WASHINGTON — The case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held by the Taliban since 2009, has arisen again as the U.S. and other countries engage in diplomatic efforts to free …
Sun., Feb. 3, 2013
Local civilian contractors among first American POWs in WWII
After seven decades, Don Rumpel still gets choked up as he recalls his father’s internment in Japanese prison camps and his liberation at the end of World War II. His …
Sat., April 8, 2006
Iraq veterans join POW ceremony
The war veterans on one side of the aisle bore the physical scars of wounds in Iraq. Those on the other side carried the invisible emotional scars of surviving prisoner …
Sat., May 15, 2004
Former POWs share memories of their sacrifice
YAKIMA – Each year, members of the American Prisoners of War come back to their annual convention, and each year they are fewer in number. They come here to be …