Its a timeless story... Men go off to war, leaving their wives and children behind to hope that the war doesn't claim them as a casualty.
Melanie Lafrenierre, of Henderson, is a soldiers wife. Her husband, 21 year old Jamie, is a P.F.C. in the Army's 101st Airborne Division... He's taking part in infantry operations in Iraq. When Jamie shipped out for duty, Melanie boarded up their home in Kentucky and moved back with her family in East Texas to take care of their two daughters.