Reid Statement On The Taliban’s Release Of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today on the announcement that U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has been released by the Taliban in Afghanistan:

“Today is a great day for the United States of America. The safe return of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is an answer to the prayers of the Bergdahl family and a powerful reinforcement of our nation’s commitment to leave no service member behind. I commend the diplomats, service members, and others who worked tirelessly to bring Sergeant Bergdahl home, and I commend President Obama for taking decisive action to achieve the agreement leading to his release when the opportunity arose. The President rightly recognized our solemn obligation to take every possible measure to protect and defend the men and women who serve our nation.”