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photoHistory has shown that making the adjustment from "GI Joe" to ordinary Joe has never been easy. And the new generation of Iraq war veterans are no exception.

There are reports of substance abuse, marital problems, flashbacks and other signs that prove that, whatever happened on the battlefront, all is not well on the home front.

Are you ready to hear what happened over in Iraq? Has a loved one returned from Iraq? How was the homecoming?

Click the "Listen" link to hear why, for some soldiers returning home from Iraq, the emotional battles continue.


Tony Perry, correspondent with The Los Angeles Times was embedded with the 1st Marine Division

Retired U.S. Army Colonel Patrick Sweeney, professor at the Naval War College

Capt. Jennifer Berg, Chairman of Psychiatry Unit at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly magazine

This program aired on June 30, 2003.


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