"Let me say this as plainly as I can" President Obama said recently, "By August 31, 2010, our combat mission in Iraq will end." Obama's plan will bring home some 150,000 troops. But what are they coming home to? Their divorce rate is triple the national average. Alcoholism, four times the average. PTSD. Unemployment. Suicide. And a nation weary of the war they fought. They're coming home, are we ready for them?
Sergeant First Class Toby Nunn served two tours of duty in Iraq. He now works for the nonprofit organization Soldiers' Angels, which supports veterans and deployed military personnel and their families.