When Chris Somera's neighbor tossed something in a trash bin at their apartment complex the other night, it wasn't anything out of the ordinary.
But Somera jumped at the metallic clang. For a split second he was back in Iraq, where he said improvised explosive devices sound like a Dumpster being dropped from several floors in the air. After all, he and some of Lodi's California National Guard soldiers have only been home since last Saturday.
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