Sgt. Luke Cifka left for Afghanistan this past spring determined to return home to his wife and infant son.
He’s back in the states with family, but not in the way he wanted.
The 26-year-old soldier from Olympia suffered critical injuries during a patrol in Logar Province on May 31. He’s at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland at the beginning of what his wife describes as a “long road ahead” of rehabilitation.
“We’re very, super, super lucky that as serious as his injuries are, he’s still alive,” said his wife, Kait Cifka, 23. The family did not …