New York, NY —
The New York Army National Guard now requires that troops returning from combat attend two weekends of training. They don’t involve drills or briefings on new equipment. Instead, the citizen-soldiers attend workshops, including suicide prevention, alcohol and traffic safety, tools for facing troubling feelings that can come up after being in a war-zone. Called the Reintegration program, it's all about training the soldiers to be back at home. WNYC’s Kathleen Horan has more.