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Coming Home: Maj. Blain Reeves, Back from Iraq

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Maj. Blain Reeves of the 101st Airborne Division, who was executive officer in charge of 700 troops in Iraq. Three soldiers from his unit were killed in one of the first ambushes by insurgents after the occupation began. He arrived back from Iraq on February 14 and is based at Ft. Campbell, Ky.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.