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Father of Prisoner of War Speaks at Annual Rally (Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl)
The Associated Press ^ | Sunday, May 27, 2012 | Stacy A. Anderson

Posted on 05/27/2012 9:39:23 PM PDT by kristinn

The father of a U.S. soldier who was taken prisoner in Afghanistan thanked the motorcycle riders of Rolling Thunder on Sunday for raising awareness of missing-in-action troops and prisoners of war.

At the annual Rolling Thunder rally on the National Mall, Bob Bergdahl promised his son: "You will come home. We will not leave you behind."

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 26, of Hailey, Idaho, was taken prisoner in Afghanistan nearly three years ago. He is the subject of a proposed prisoner swap in which the Obama administration would allow the transfer of five Taliban prisoners long held at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bobbergdahl; bowebergdahl; gitmo; rollingthunder

1 posted on 05/27/2012 9:39:39 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

My brain is saturated with news so it’s not like I haven’t been paying attention but this is the first time I’ve heard about any of our troops being held prisoners of war in that hell hole. Can we swap obozo for him?


2 posted on 05/28/2012 9:18:50 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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