U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was released in May after five years as a Taliban prisoner of war in Afghanistan, is being allowed to venture off the San Antonio U.S. Army post where he has been receiving treatment, Army officials said on Wednesday.
"This is part of reintegration for any returnee, hong thai travel
it is not anything special for Sergeant Bergdahl," Army spokeswoman Arwen Consaul said.
"They have to start getting back into social scenes and getting acclimated to being out in public with other people, because they have been held in captivity."
Bergdahl has been going to stores and restaurants in the San Antonio area, she said, adding he does not leave the post on his own.
"He's always got members of his reintegration team, because you never know if there's a scenario that will happen that will require him to have support, hong thai travel
psychological support," she said.
"To my knowledge, he has not had any negative experiences so far."
Bergdahl arrived about two weeks ago at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, on a military flight from Germany, dogged by questions surrounding his disappearance from a U.S. Army post in Afghanistan and the deal the Obama administration reached to free him.
Bergdahl has been receiving treatment at the hospital on an outpatient basis. The hospital has decades of experience in helping prisoners of war recover from their ordeals and reintegrating them back into society.
The initial elation that greeted news of Bergdahl's release from captivity was tempered after some of his former Army comrades came forward to say they believe he deliberately abandoned his post in Afghanistan Dream beauty pro
. It is not clear if he will face Army disciplinary proceedings.
Army officials said the two-star general investigating Bergdahl's disappearance in Afghanistan will seek to bring up that subject with the soldier sometime after his outpatient treatment in Texas is finished and before the expected completion of the Army's probe in mid-August.