Why isnt the original tj in armywives this season?

Luke Bartelme who played Toby Jack "T.J." LeBlanc in the hit show Army Wives, left after his father was awarded a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University. Luke's first day of school in Boston was on September 7, 2010.

In the video below you will see Luke on a trip to Tanzania.

Luke Bartelme played the character T.J. in 52 episodes of Army Wives from 2007-2010. The new T.J. is played by Connor Christie who has been in 17 episodes from 2011-present.

Look for new episodes of Army Wives - Sundays on Lifetime at 10/9 Central!

Updated on Friday, July 06 2012 at 12:47AM EDT