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Bob Bergdahl, father of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl of Hailey, Idaho, who is being held captive in Afghanistan, shakes the hand of Gerald McCullar of Washington, Ill., who is portraying a prisoner of war, after he speaks May 27, 2012, at the the annual Rolling Thunder rally for POW/MIA awareness in Washington. (Courtesy of Rolling Thunder, Inc.)

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A motorcycle waiting at the Pentagon for the ride into the District features a picture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured in Afghanistan in June 2009 and still being held by the Taliban. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A motorcycle in the Pentagon parking lot has a sticker with the photo of PFC Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured in Afghanistan in June 2009 and who is still being held by the Taliban. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A motorcycle waiting at the Pentagon for the ride into the District features a picture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured in Afghanistan in June 2009 and still being held by the Taliban. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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More than 1,500 Afghans block the highway between Kabul and Kandahar in Seed Abad, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on Saturday, May 26, 2012, to demand a stop to nighttime military operations. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad)

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More than 1,500 Afghans block the highway between Kabul and Kandahar in Seed Abad, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on Saturday, May 26, 2012, to demand a stop to nighttime military operations. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad)

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Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, second from right, hugs Audrey Campbell, left, of Chiefland, Fla., visiting the grave of her son, Sgt. Karl Campbell, killed in Afghanistan in 2010, as Linnington and other soldiers place small America flags at each grave at Arlington National Cemetery to honor the nation's fallen service members in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 24, 2012. Also pictured is Karl Campbell's sister Tina Thomas, right, of Starke, Fla. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Ryan Crocker, U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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Ryan Crocker, U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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From left, President Barack Obama, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari talk during a family picture of NATO leaders at the NATO Summit in Chicago, Monday, May 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, Pool)

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From left, President Barack Obama, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari talk during a family picture of NATO leaders at the NATO Summit in Chicago, Monday, May 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, Pool)

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President Obama (center) speaks at the start of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) meeting on Afghanistan at the NATO Summit in Chicago on May 21, 2012. From left are British Prime Minister David Cameron, Obama and Gen. John R. Allen, Commander of the International Security Assistance Force. (Associated Press)

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President Obama (center) speaks at the start of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) meeting on Afghanistan at the NATO Summit in Chicago on May 21, 2012. From left are British Prime Minister David Cameron, Obama and Gen. John R. Allen, Commander of the International Security Assistance Force. (Associated Press)

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President Obama (right) shakes hands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during their meeting at the NATO summit in Chicago on Sunday, May 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Obama shakes hands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during their meeting at the NATO summit in Chicago on Sunday. Mr. Karzai thanked Americans for the help their "taxpayers' money" has done in Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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President Obama shakes hands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during their meeting at the NATO summit in Chicago on Sunday. Mr. Karzai thanked Americans for the help their "taxpayers' money" has done in Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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President Obama (right) shakes hands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during their meeting at the NATO summit in Chicago on Sunday, May 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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** FILE ** Afghan security men and NATO soldiers (right) are seen at the scene of an attack by militants in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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** FILE ** Afghan security men and NATO soldiers (right) are seen at the scene of an attack by militants in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Margaret Nelson, center, from Evanston, Ill., joins about 100 anti-war activists as they march down Michigan Avenue after rallying outside President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters in downtown Chicago, protesting for an end to NATO operations in Afghanistan, Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)