Local soldier, after holiday reprieve, back in therapy
War-injured veteran Sparling grateful to his communityBy SHANNON MURPHYTimes Herald
Soldier Joshua Sparling has been enjoying spending time with friends and family before he heads back to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C., in less than two weeks.
Sparling, 25, of Greenwood Township had his right leg amputated in November - nearly a year after being injured by a bomb while on patrol in Iraq.
Joshua Sparling- right leg