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Released Taliban captive Bergdahl arrives in the US

US army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, freed by the Taliban after five years in captivity, has arrived at a Texas military base, where he will begin the next phase of his "reintegration process".

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'The only remaining captured US soldier' freed

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was the only remaining US soldier captured in recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, officials said.

Bergdahl, who was held for nearly five years by the Taliban, has been released and is now in US custody.

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was held by Taliban Credit: Reuters

"It is our ethos that we never leave a fallen comrade. Today we have back in our ranks the only remaining captured soldier from our conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Welcome home SGT Bowe Bergdahl," US Army General Martin E. Dempsey said in a statement.

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