Postdeployment Reintegration Experiences of Female Soldiers From National Guard and Reserve Units in the United States

Patricia J. Kelly, LaVerne A. Berkel, Johanna E. Nilsson
2014 Nursing Research  
Female members of National Guard and Reserve units participated in semi-structured interviews exploring their postdeployment family reintegration experience. Five themes emerged from participants about their postdeployment reintegration experiences, including increased complexity of life, loss of military role, changes due to deployment, reconnecting with partners/spouses, and re-entering the role of motherhood.
doi:10.1097/nnr.0000000000000051 pmid:25171560 fatcat:gqgixbn6crcl3edejp6rp3peqy