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  • Security tight as Bergdahl goes through reintegration

    06/20/2014 7:20:48 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    WQAD ^ | 6/20/14 | Shellie Nelson
    (CNN) — Like the six other former captives who have been through the Army’s reintegration program at Brooke Army Medical Center before him, daily life for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is focused on routine. He rises, eats and sleeps on a “normal schedule” and lives in a “typical” room at the huge hospital facility on a floor he shares with other patients. What isn’t typical is the security presence outside his door. The reason, says Col. Hans Bush, command spokesman for U.S. Army South, is not to keep the returnee in, but “to make sure he doesn’t get overwhelmed in a...
  • Military to discuss Bergdahl's reintegration process during press conference [Live Thread]

    06/13/2014 8:11:04 AM PDT · by don-o · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 13, 2014
    snip A press conference to discuss the final phase of Bergdahl's reintegration has been scheduled for 3 p.m. CDT.
  • Bowe Bergdahl's parents overjoyed that he is back in the U.S., no timeline for reunion

    06/13/2014 8:31:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | June 13, 2014 | Leslie Larson
    A military aircraft carrying Bergdahl touched down in Texas shortly before 2 a.m. Friday, hours after Washington said Bergdahl will not receive the automatic Army promotion that would have taken effect this month if he were still in captivity.Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrived in San Antonio, Texas early Friday to begin the “next phase of his reintegration process” that could last for weeks, while questions remain over his standing in the military. His parents are overjoyed at his return to the U.S., a spokesman said, adding the couple does not plan to publicize any possible plans to travel to Texas....
  • Fort Sam Assists With Reintegration of Freed Hostages

    07/11/2008 4:48:49 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 96+ views
    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, July 11, 2008 – Years of preparation by U.S. Army South, Brooke Army Medical Center, Northrop Grumman Corp. and family members finally came to fruition on the night of July 2 when three American civilian contractors set foot in San Antonio. Former hostage Marc Gonsalves hugs his daughter, Destiny, during July 7, 2008, at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. U.S. Army photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Marc Gonsalves, Thomas Howes and Keith Stansell, who were held captive for five and half years in a Colombian jungle, were escorted to Brooke Army...
  • Afghan Militia Members Turn in Weapons at Kandahar Ceremony

    03/29/2004 8:24:23 AM PST · by Calpernia · 4 replies · 294+ views
    Civilian militia members were scheduled to lay down their arms today in a ceremony in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This morning's disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration commencement ceremony was scheduled to include a parade of 1,000 demobilizing soldiers, and weapons collection was set to begin this afternoon, according to a Combined Forces Command – Afghanistan news release. The commander of the Kandahar provincial reconstruction team was scheduled to attend the ceremony. Officials said the ceremony marks another step in a program designed to integrate 100,000 Afghan militia members into the new Afghan army and other government-sponsored security activities, or into civilian life. The...