More than a third of Nebraska's Army National Guard will deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan by the end of the year. With this comes the danger of combat, but also threats to mental health and relationships. How do soldiers and family members prepare for the non-combat aspects of these missions? Mike Tobias recently embedded with soldiers in Wyoming training in an environment set-up to replicate the Middle East. As part of his coverage he talks with a soldier who's on the frontlines of mental health and relationship issues.
Before the Battle: Nebraska soldiers prep for non-combat deployment issues
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June 2, 2010 - 7:00pm