Some soldiers who served in Afghanistan have accused Bowe Bergdahl of deserting from his remote outpost
"It was our judgment based on the information that we had that his life, his health were in peril," Hagel told the BBC
The small mountain community canceled a rally to celebrate the POW's release
Politicians questioned whether the deal that freed Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban militants amounted to a negotiation with terrorists
The men were classed by the Pentagon as "high-risk" and "likely to pose a threat".