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Bowe Robert Bergdahl

Date of birth: March 28, 1986
Place of Birth: Idaho, Sun Valley
Home of record: Sun Valley Idaho
Status: POW

Bowe Bergdahl was held as a Prisoner of War for nearly five years after he was captured in Afghanistan, and was the longest-held Prisoner of War in the Wars on Terrorism.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

Private First Class Bowe Robert Bergdahl, United States Army, was captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan on 30 June 2009 and was held as a Prisoner of War until his release in May 2014.

Action Date: June 30, 2009 - May 2014

Service: Army

Rank: Private First Class

Division: Prisoner of War (Afghanistan)