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The Army says it has begun an investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009.(credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Army Begins Investigation Of Bergdahl’s 2009 Disappearance

The Army says it has begun an investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009.

06/16/2014

Prior to his Army service, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was “administratively discharged” from the Coast Guard after only 26 days in 2006.   (U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Poll: 72 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Have Notified Congress Of Bergdahl Swap

A CBS News Poll shows that 45 percent of Americans disapprove of Bergdahl’s exchange for 5 Taliban militants being held in Guantanamo Bay. But the poll also shows that while 37 percent approve of the deal, one-in-five Americans have no opinion on the matter.

06/10/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Military Hospital: No Plans For Bergdahl Appearance

BERLIN (CBSDC/AP) — A U.S. military hospital in Germany where Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is receiving treatment says it currently has no plans for a press briefing or any interviews. Bergdahl arrived on Sunday at the […]

06/06/2014

North Korea is making final preparations to conduct its fourth nuclear test, South Korea's defense minister said Thursday, but he added that it could be a bluff. (Photo by Kim Hee-Chul-pool/Getty Images)

Seoul: North Korea Finalizing 4th Nuclear Test, Could Be A Bluff

North Korea is making final preparations to conduct its fourth nuclear test, South Korea’s defense minister said Thursday, but he added that it could be a bluff.

05/08/2014

The top U.S. military official said that Israel and the United States are “more harmonized” in their agreement over military action in Iran, and that Israel believes the U.S. will strike Iran if necessary. (Photo by Israeli Ministry of Defense via Getty Images)

US Military Chief: Israel Believes US Will Attack Iran If Necessary

The top U.S. military official, Gen. Martin Dempsey, said that Israel and the United States are “more harmonized” in their agreement over military action in Iran, and that Israel believes the U.S. will strike Iran if necessary.

04/02/2014

File photo of U.S. soldiers. (Photo by SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Post-2014 US Military Force In Afghanistan Will Range From 0 To 10,000

The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon has developed several options for the size of the post-2014 force in Afghanistan, ranging from zero to 10,000 troops. But he says that with every day that goes by some of the options become less likely.

03/05/2014

About 300 protesters voiced their displeasure with a planned Philippines visit by President Obama. (Getty Images)

Anti-Obama Protesters In Manila Clash With Police

About 300 protesters voiced their displeasure with a planned Philippines visit by President Obama.

02/25/2014

File photo of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. (credit: Getty Images)

U.S. Military Deaths In Afghanistan Reach 2,133, Injuries At 19,200

As of Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at least 2,133 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

09/03/2013

Afghanistan security forces arrive at the entrance gate of a foreign logistics company in Kabul on July 2, 2013, after a suicide attack. (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan Security Forces Facing First Summer Fighting Without US Ground, Air Support

This former American military base in northeastern Afghanistan was a critical launching pad during the troop surge to fight Taliban militants, but the pace of fighting in this key border area remains high even after the Afghan military has taken over.

07/04/2013

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Committee Passes Bill to Address Sexual Assaults

With broad support from Republicans and Democrats, a House committee Wednesday approved legislation to tackle the growing problem of sexual assault in the armed forces by taking away the power of military commanders to overturn convictions in rape and assault cases.

06/05/2013

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