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Bowe Bergdahl, Soldier Freed by Taliban, Arrives at U.S. Hospital in Germany

U.S. soldier was turned over by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan to U.S. Special Forces Saturday evening in exchange for five Taliban prisoners.

The U.S. soldier freed from five years in Taliban captivity in Afghanistan has arrived at a medical facility in Germany, the White House and Pentagon confirmed Sunday.

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was transferred to the Bagram Airfield military base outside of Kabul for medical care after being freed on Saturday, and then traveled on to the medical center Landstuhl, Germany.

- Kirsten Welker