Defense Department

American Detainee Released From North Korea
After nearly six months in custody in North Korea, American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released.
The State Department today announced the release of Fowle, who had been awaiting trial on charges of leaving a Bible at a nightclub in a northern port city last May...
Defense Secretary Speaks With Bergdahl’s Family
A senior defense official says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has called the family of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
The official says the call on Wednesday lasted for about 10 minutes. Hagel wished the family well and told them the Defense Department will continue to support the soldier's…