After Combat, Victims of an Inner War – New York Times

Suicides, treatment of North Carolina veterans figure prominently in this lengthy New York Times report.
Sgt. Jacob Blaylock flipped on the video camera he had set up in a trailer at the Tallil military base, southeast of Baghdad. He lit a cigarette, inhaled deeply, blew the smoke upward. “Hey, it’s Jackie,” he said. “It’s the 20th of April. We go home in six days. I lost two good friends on the 14th. I’m having a hard time dealing with it.”