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Ex-soldier recalls lack of post-deployment help

Published 12/21/2011, Alexandria Echo Press

Greg Roberts admitted, “I was having some serious issues” upon returning from the Iraq war, but told legislators Monday the National Guard did little to help him to be part of civilian society again. “We basically got put on the bus, we went home and did a ceremony and that was it,” the Bemidji man told House and Senate veterans’ committees.

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