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Season 1

  • SPECIAL 0x1 First Look: The Long Road Home

    • November 1, 2017
    • National Geographic

    Go behind the scenes and on the set of National Geographic's new scripted series, The Long Road Home. Hear from the real soldiers and families and see how the events of Black Sunday are being brought to life thirteen years later.

  • S01E01 Black Sunday

    • November 7, 2017
    • National Geographic

    The First Cavalry Division launches a rescue mission when one of their platoons is ambushed by thousands of enemy insurgents in Baghdad. As news breaks, the lives of the soldiers' families at Fort Hood are thrown into chaos and uncertainty.

  • S01E02 Into the Unknown

    • November 14, 2017
    • National Geographic

    Denomy leads the first rescue into Sadr City under heavy fire. It’s clear the locals have been preparing for this ambush for weeks.

  • S01E03 In the Valley of Death

    • November 21, 2017
    • National Geographic

    Before Staff Sgt. Robert Miltenberger’s deployment, he is overcome by a strong premonition that he will die in Iraq.

  • S01E04 The Choice

    • November 28, 2017
    • National Geographic

    Jassim's troubled past is revealed and his allegiances tested. Aguero is forced to make a choice that scars his platoon for the rest of their lives.

  • S01E05 A City Called Heaven

    • December 5, 2017
    • National Geographic

    Tomas Young learns about the realities of war, beginning a lifelong struggle through which he'll touch countless lives.

  • S01E06 Abandon Hope

    • December 12, 2017
    • National Geographic
  • S01E07 Always Dream of Me

    • December 19, 2017
    • National Geographic

    The climactic final chapter of the eight-part global scripted event series The Long Road Home. The rescuers finally punch through to the stranded platoon, but the battle hasn’t finished taking its toll, both in Sadr City and at Fort Hood. Eight hours and seven minutes after the first shots were fired, the men of the 1st Cavalry Division are reunited, and must cope with the new realities of the war. The soldiers and families honor their fallen.

Additional Specials

  • SPECIAL 0x2 Heroes of The Long Road Home

    • December 19, 2017
    • National Geographic

    Explore the real-life stories of the men and women who inspired The Long Road Home as they face the challenges of putting their lives back together. With footage shot by Martha Raddatz, author of the book on which the series is based, we follow the soldiers and their families as they process the events of Black Sunday, reconnect their lives and honor those who did not make it home.