American Forces Press Service – By Elaine Wilson
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2010 – Amy Scarpulla hopes her deployed husband can call home tomorrow before final Thanksgiving meal dish is rinsed and the last of the turkey leftovers are packed away in the fridge.
But after dealing with five deployments in 12 years, she’s all-too aware of the mission-first mentality of the combat zone. Her husband, Army Sgt. 1st Class Wayne Scarpulla, is serving with 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment on Forward Operating Base Connolly, Afghanistan. Read the rest of this entry »