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As Army Shrinks, Soldiers Forced To Return To Civilian Life06:10
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Justin Blodgett in Afghanistan before the helicopter crash that lead to his separation from the Army. (NCPR)
Justin Blodgett in Afghanistan before the helicopter crash that lead to his separation from the Army. (NCPR)
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Budget cuts are forcing the Army to reduce its force by 70,000. As troops begin to transition out, many soldiers, including those who thought they would make a career in the military, are having a difficult time finding jobs.

Julia Botero of Here & Now contributor North Country Public Radio talks with soldiers who are trying to come to terms with returning to civilian life.

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This segment aired on April 17, 2015.

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