Stories of Service

The Homefront | Leaving for a Deployment

Clip: Episode 4

Army Colonel Jeffrey French describes the months leading up to his deployment to Afghanistan in 2009, when he was ordered to take command of an infantry unit on very short notice. His children, Kyle, Sarah and Annemarie, talk about how difficult it was to prepare for a long and dangerous deployment without much warning.

Aired: 05/25/15

Rating: TV-PG

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