Military

Family Receive Letter From Soldier Captured Almost Four Years Ago in Afghanistan

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is believed to be held in Pakistan

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BOISE, Idaho –  The family of an American prisoner of war captured nearly four years ago in Afghanistan says it has received a letter it believes was written by him.

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl of Hailey, Idaho, disappeared from his base in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, and is believed held in Pakistan.

His mother and father in Idaho issued a statement on Thursday saying they've received a letter they are confident was written by their son.