More than two years into America's conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States' all-volunteer force is stretched as thinly as it's ever been. Dangerous insurgent attacks in Iraq and longer deployments are straining military families. Married to the Military
enters the private world of the home front. Through audio diaries and extensive interviews with soldiers and their families, the documentary explores the military as a career choice and as a way of life for families ¿ and as an industry in a military town. What kind of bargain do families and communities strike in signing on with the military?
Producer: John Biewen
Editor: Catherine Winter
Additional Reporting: James Todd
Senior Producer: Sasha Aslanian
Project Coordinator: Misha Quill
Assistant Producer: Ellen Guettler
Mixing: Tom Mudge
Production Assistance: Marta Berg, Ben Schmidt, and Bryant Switzky
Web Producer: Ochen Kaylan
Principle Photographer: Christopher Sims
Executive Editor: Stephen Smith
Executive Producer: Bill Buzenberg
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