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Vet Caller: Just Trying to Get Each Other Home

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During our show Tuesday reflecting on the Iraq War, we received a memorable call-in from a self-identified veteran named "Mike," from Nashville, TN. He told host Jane Clayson, and guests David Finkel and Matt Gallagher, "We were really just over there trying to get each other home." Here's the call:

U.S. Army soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division are seen on board a C-17 aircraft at Baghdad International Airport as they begin their journey back to the United States, July 13, 2010. (AP)
U.S. Army soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division are seen on board a C-17 aircraft at Baghdad International Airport as they begin their journey back to the United States, July 13, 2010. (AP)

This program aired on August 3, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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