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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-293-14
June 04, 2014

Statement by Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Odierno released the following statement:

"It was always a high priority that every soldier deployed to Afghanistan would return home. We will never leave a fallen comrade behind.

Now that Sgt. Bergdahl is back and under our control, first and foremost we must ensure his health is taken care of and he is properly reintegrated.

At the appropriate time, we will conduct a thorough, transparent and complete review of the circumstances surrounding his capture."

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