Veterans Coming Home

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One point six million American military service members have now been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. When they come home, they are veterans of those wars. And their struggles to reintegrate and recharge are part of the cost of those wars.

For the last year, NPR correspondent Daniel Zwerdling has been digging into how we and how the US military treat returning soldiers. Zwerdling's work has been some of the most moving and influential reporting of these wars. He's brought us the voices of vets and what they're up against. He's brought change.

This hour, On Point: NPR's Daniel Zwerdling on the full cost of war.Guest:

Daniel Zwerdling, NPR correspondent.

This program aired on November 12, 2007.


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