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Excerpts from the March 30, 2006 Pioneer Journal

• Soldiers coping after return home

Sometimes it seems to Ken Schmitz that the year he spent in Iraq was removed or set aside from the rest of his life.


"I'll talk about something I did last summer but it was really two summers ago," he said.

More than three months after soldiers returned from service in Iraq, some, like Schmitz have made a fairly smooth transition back to family life.

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