It's been three years since the US invaded Iraq, and there's no end in sight. President Bush announced just last week that the mission is likely to extend beyond his term in office. As troop levels remain steady, Staff Sergeant Mike Wenrick has already started planning his return home to central Pennsylvania in June. The Pleasant Gap resident is a member of the National Guard based in Bellefonte. He's spent the last ten months in Ramadi, a town about 100 kilometers west of Baghdad, repairing M1 tanks, and providing security on supply routes. Last week, he took a break from his duties to tell WPSU news intern David Klatt how everything is going.
Stories: Local Soldier in Iraq
March 27, 2006