Oklahoma National Guard soldiers struggle to adjust year after return from Afghanistan

Employment, family and mental health issues are among the problems Oklahoma soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team have dealt with following a deployment to Afghanistan.

BY BRYAN DEAN Modified: March 9, 2013 at 7:45 pm •  Published: March 10, 2013

A year ago, military bands played triumphantly as 2,200 members of the Oklahoma National Guard returned from Afghanistan to the tearful embraces of loved ones.

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