The documents — all focused on an operation from July 9, 2009 — include pre-mission planning for the operation, eyewitness accounts during the operation and a summary of an Army investigation into the operation.
After Bergdahl’s desertion or capture by the Taliban, his battalion initiated a search for him.
And for the next two years, she said, she’ll work to build on that reputation and innovate to better support soldiers and their missions.To most he seemed immune to the Hazards of remote wilderness travel.After loading his pack, the robust 64-year-old veteran went on a routine patrol from his station near bench lake. Randy fastened the note to the canvas flap that served as his station's door, tightened the laces on his size 9 Merrell hiking boots, and pinned a National Park Service Ranger badge and name tag to his uniform-gray button-down shirt.For nearly three decades, when someone went missing in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, standard operating procedure had included at least a radio call to Randy, the parks' most dependable source of high-country knowledge."Randy was so in sync with the mountains," says Alden Nash, retired subdistrict ranger and Randy's former supervisor, "that he could look at a missing person's last known whereabouts on a topographic map, consider the terrain and how it pulls at a person. "One time, a Boy Scout hiking in the park got separated from his troop and couldn't be found before nightfall.