President Donald Trump’s call to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, a soldier who died on the battlefield after an ambush in Niger got pounced with a ton of critics. But in the same time besides all the needless politics and controversy a similar phone call with President Trump was release from army widow who shows how the president values the life of the American people.
The second woman is called Natasha De Alencar and she lost her loving Army Staff Sgt. Mark R. De Alencar, in Afghanistan this April. He died heroically during a gun battle with the Islamic State. Whit this tragic death, he was fighting for the safety of his wife and his five children.
It was a four days after the tragic death of her husband when Natasha De Alencar received a phone call from President Trump. In her grieving moments, she was surrounded by her children and an Army officer by her side talking with the President on speakerphone.
“I’m so sorry to hear about the whole situation. What a horrible thing except that he’s an unbelievable hero and you know all the people that served with him are saying how incredible he was, and just an amazing, an amazing guy,” Trump said to the widow. “I just wanted to call you and just tell you that he’s a great hero,” he added.
After their conversation, he invited her with her family to visit and spend a day with him in the Oval Office. “If you’re around Washington, you come over and see me at the Oval Office, OK?” he said. In an interview De Alencar described her conversation with the President as “moment of niceness that we needed because we were going through hell,” she said.