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Sgt Michael P Scusa
Birth: Oct. 5, 1986
Death: Oct. 3, 2009, Afghanistan

Sgt. Michael P. Scusa was born on October 5, 1986, in Lincoln, NE. He was killed in action on October 3, 2009 in Kamdesh, Afghanistan. Michael was raised in the lower township of Cape May, New Jersey and attended the Lower Cape May Regional High School. Michael always talked passionately about his drive to join the military and to serve his country. In 2005, he joined the armed forces and went to Fort Knox, Kentucky, for his basic training. After being stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado, Michael was deployed to Iraq, back in October 2006, for fifteen months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He enjoyed his role as Cavalry Scout and believed in his mission. He came home after a long deployment, and was told sixteen months later, he would deploying again in May 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, in Afghanistan. Their he was killed in action, when over 300 insurgents attacked their outpost, in the early morning of October 3, 2009, along side seven others. He is survived by his wife, Alyssa and his one year old little boy, Connor. His mother, Cynthia Woodard and four siblings, Susan, John, James Woodard and Kami Ruppert. Michael was laid to rest on October 16 2009, at Fort Logan National Cemetery, in Denver, Colorado. Now let us celebrate the life he lived, and honor the legacy he left behind. "to live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die." - Thomas Campbell. Obituary from Swan Law. 
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Sec 25 Site 1252
Maintained by: Cynthia Woodard
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Oct 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42791848
Sgt Michael P Scusa
Added by: Cynthia Woodard
Sgt Michael P Scusa
Added by: Cynthia Woodard
Sgt Michael P Scusa
Added by: Cynthia Woodard
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- Ronald Mansfield
 Added: Mar. 18, 2015
God bless you and your family. May you rest in eternal peace and everlasting love.
- Kathy N
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014
Rest peacefully Michael. Thank you for your service.
- Kathy Londo Barnes
 Added: Oct. 3, 2014
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