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9-11 Ten Years Later: No More "Weekend Warriors"

All this week, WDET is focusing on the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks in 2001. The years since have been a time of tremendous change, especially for those who serve in the Michigan National Guard. After a decade full of deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, the once-derisive nickname "weekend warriors" no longer applies. WDET's Noah Ovshinsky talked with National Guard director Gen. Gregory Vadnais about how his life, and the lives of his soldiers, have changed since 9/11/01. Click the audio link above to hear the conversation.