Risky missions, injuries for U.S. troops who searched for Bergdahl

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) – In the weeks after U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl walked off his remote post in Afghanistan in June 2009, the service members who searched for him carried out risky rescue attempts and endured harsh living conditions, they testified on Wednesday. Bergdahl had been captured by the Taliban, and the Army knew it had to act fast before he was taken across the border to Pakistan, Colonel Clinton Baker, his battalion…

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Pregnant wife of slain soldier at center of …

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Pregnant wife of slain soldier at center of condolence call row kisses his coffin during emotional funeral attended by ‘wacky’ congresswoman feuding with Trump (who hits the golf course) Johnson’s funeral was held at Christ the Rock Community Church in Cooper City, Florida, on Saturday Flags flew across the state at half-staff as his remains were taken to Memorial Gardens East cemetery Johnson was one of four troops killed October 4…

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U.S. Army EOD Soldier pulls grenade from man’s leg

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldier removed a grenade from a man’s leg in an ambulance outside of the University of Alabama Hospital Staff Sgt. David Mensink from the Fort Benning, Georgia-based 789th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company received a call from the Birmingham Police Department Bomb Squad around 1 a.m. The police sought Mensink’s advice to determine what kind of explosive item was stuck in the man’s leg. “From the initial…

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