Listen: Soldier’s Widow Shares Her Call With Trump
Listen: Soldier’s widow shares her call with Trump
President Trump called Natasha De Alencar to offer condolences after her husband, Army Staff Sgt. Mark R. De Alencar, was killed in Afghanistan on April 8. (Thomas Johnson/The Washington Post)
Natasha De Alencar had just returned home on April 12 after making T-shirts and pillowcases in her husband’s memory when the Army casualty assistance officer told her there was someone on the phone for her. It was President Trump.
Days before, two Army men told her that her husband, Army Staff Sgt. Mark R. De Alencar, had been killed in Afghanistan on April 8.
“I’ll never forget those super-white, clean …