A tragic landslide in Quebec reminds us that the marine clay surface layers in our region are fragile. We talk with two geologists about the ancient events that formed the mountains and waterways in our region. And a Vermont Guard soldier explains why going back to the site of his injury has helped heal his psychological wounds.
Back in 2004, Army Vice-Chief of Staff general Richard Cody said the U.S. Army was out of balance. He spoke critically, and publicly, about what he felt were demands being placed on U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan that stretched and stressed soldiers and their families.
He speaks with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb.