Marine Corps Sgt. Jarrod Staab. (Courtesy Photo)
He was away from his friends, family and wife for a year — and although he’s safely back home, for this local Marine, the mission is not quite accomplished.
On Jan. 11, 2011, Sgt. Jarrod Staab, now 26, began a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan. He is now in his native Roswell, after several weeks of de-briefing at Camp LeJeune, N.C.
“It feels very good to come back to society,” Staab said. “Nothing beats it.”
The son of Richard Staab and Brendalyn Porter, both of Alamogordo, Jarrod graduated from Goddard High School in 2004. He married his high school Login to read more