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June 3, 2014 7:14 PM

Military brass try to damp down furor over Bergdahl

The nation’s top military leaders scrambled Tuesday to temper the clamor over the deal that traded five senior Taliban members for captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, amid some soldiers’ claims that he went AWOL in 2009 before his abduction by Taliban insurgents.

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