In the next few weeks, thousands of National Guard troops will be returning to their lives in Minnesota. While it's bound to be a joyful time for family members, the reintegration process has its challenges and stresses, too.
Andy Davis was an Airborne ranger, seeing combat duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. He returned home over two years ago, and has been involved in the reintegration process for veterans at the University of Minnesota.
MPR's Tom Crann checked in with him to see what sorts of things the returning troops may be facing when they get back to Minnesota.