The United States Army has launched an investigation into the "facts and circumstances" surrounding both how Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared in Afghanistan as well as circumstances surrounding his capture by the Taliban.
Congressman Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) is joining with fellow Illinois Republican Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) in calling on the president to order “limited” air and drone strikes against radical Sunni forces in Iraq.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal, who was freed May 31 by his Taliban captors in exchange for five of the group's members in Guantanamo Bay, arrived at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio Friday after a flight from Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
Family members are remembering a 19-year-old Illinois soldier who was among five Americans killed this week in Afghanistan as a classy young man who dreamed of a career in the military or law enforcement.