A year ago, they simply longed for home — for the cry of a newborn baby, the touch of a spouse, the comfort of sleeping in their own beds.
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For the past year, The Dayton Daily News’ “Home from War” series has followed local soldiers from the Ohio Army National Guard’s Columbus-based Task Force 1-134 Field Artillery Regiment. They have shared their struggles and triumphs, as they readjusted to life back home. When the first glow of homecoming subsided, extended absences and multiple deployments can take their toll on marriages, family relationships, finances and employment prospects. While these soldiers have struggled, at times, all have moved forward with their lives.
Video: Capt. David Marshall shares how he has adjusted to life since returning home from combat. Watch our exclusive video at MyDaytonDailyNews.com.