Returning home presents different challenges for female veterans

July 27, 2011

By Emily Gadek

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Female veterens may face different challanges than their male counterparts.

Over 200,000 women have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. The transition from combat to the homefront can be a challenge for all veterans but many women return with troubles their male counterparts may not experience. Eight Forty-Eight's Emily Gadek spoke with a female veteran living in Chicago about her service experiences and about coming home.