Army Will Conduct Review of Bergdahl’s Capture

This video frame grab taken from a Taliban propaganda video released Saturday, July 18, 2009, shows then-Pfc. Bowe R. Bergdahl

This video frame grab taken from a Taliban propaganda video released Saturday, July 18, 2009, shows then-Pfc. Bowe R. Bergdahl / AP

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Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno announced Wednesday that the military will conduct a “review” of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s capture.

Odierno said that the Army will focus first on Bergdahl’s health and reintegration into civilian life before conducting any investigations.

“It was always a high priority that every soldier deployed to Afghanistan would return home. We will never leave a fallen comrade behind,” Odierno said in a statement.

“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.”