Home Front: Soldiers Learn To Live After War Weekend Edition is spending a year with the men of the National Guard's 182nd Infantry Regiment as they make the transition from soldiers to civilians.
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Home Front: Soldiers Learn To Live After War

Follow the men of the 182nd Infantry Regiment as they transition from soldiers back to civilians.

A recent Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event in Boston offered help for members of the 182nd Infantry Regiment of the Army National Guard as they transition back to being civilians. Tom Dreisbach/NPR hide caption

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Michael Currie was stationed in Afghanistan for the past year, leaving behind his wife and daughters. His most vivid memory of his service was the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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The National Guard's 182nd Infantry Regiment returned home in March from a year in Afghanistan. One in three said they were unemployed or looking for work. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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A portrait of Spc. Jonathan Nestico, 27, is displayed in his family's home in Woburn, Mass. Becky Lettenberger/Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Dismissed: Military Families Reunite, Face The Future

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Briefings are part of the demobilization process that the 182nd Infantry Regiment must go through at Camp Atterbury in Columbus, Ind. Tom Dreisbach/NPR hide caption

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A Rest Stop On The Road From Soldier To Civilian

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Members of the 182nd Infantry Regiment arrive in Indiana after spending a year in Afghanistan. They will spend about a week here before returning to their homes in New England. Tom Dreisbach/NPR hide caption

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'Citizen Soldiers' Begin The Journey Home

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