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We love having our men and women, moms and dads, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters home…but there’s something SO good about a surprise homecoming.

This little boy’s reaction to his aunt’s homecoming is so adorable, we can’t help but laugh along with him.

While looking for resources to help his war-related PTSD, Cody found horses who were in as much pain as him. They’re slowly healing one another.

As we count our blessings this holiday season, we can’t forget how thankful we are for the service men and women who fight for our country.

Her mom had no idea what to expect when a large, brightly wrapped present was carried into the family restaurant.

Not every soldier is in on the surprise homecoming plans. This time, the surprise was on him.

We expect big things from Santa’s magic, but how quickly he makes this Christmas wish come true…really takes the cake.

Out of all the presents wrapped under the tree, this one actually looks like the one they wished for

This girl thought her soldier dad was still in Nepal, but then she recognized where he was standing in their video call.

A traffic stop worth waiting for.

This time, the soldier's family had a surprise in store for him instead.

This girlfriend just got a million brownie points for helping her Airman pull off this homecoming for his mom.

The look on her face is priceless. [desktop] She can't stop the tears when she sees her Airman walking across the room.

There was only one thing that could make this Disneyland trip better: spending it with his dad.

Watch middle brother’s prank on baby brother get turned on him in the BEST way.

When the future bride comes around the corner, she has no idea a special soldier is waiting for her.

Boy can't keep playing piano when he sees who's watching

Joshua has been overseas for five months. His wife is a doctor and her coworkers are helping Joshua pull off his surprise return.

When you haven't seen mom in a long time and you just can't let go.

It took awhile for Natalie to realize just what an epic Christmas miracle Santa pulled off.

There's nothing that would've made this student get up faster than seeing his favorite Airman.

There is no feeling like greeting your loved one when they return home from deployment. This is true for animal family members as well.

The Marines taught him to never quit. The water helped him find himself again.

This Vietnam veteran never gave up hope on earning his high school diploma. Watch his reaction to receiving it four decades later.

Everyone at the airport gate stopped what they were doing to honor the kids boarding this flight.


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