Best of 2012 — 10 Heartwarming Military Homecomings

December 20, 2012 12:50 am

It’s more than likely you or someone you know has loved ones serving in the military overseas. These brave men and women spend months and sometimes even years in distant lands. There is nothing greater then when they are reunited with their families.

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Although each and every homecoming is unique and special, we have chosen a few on YouTube that are our favorite. We want you to pick the most heart warming!

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There is nothing like moving into a brand new house and exploring all the new rooms as a kid. But this little girl finds more than she expects when she sees her dad in the basement, just home from Afghanistan.

This family thinks they are simply honoring their father at a South Carolina football game. Little do they know, he will be walking down that players tunnel to meet them.

This little kid thinks that he is fighting Darth Vader in an epic lightsaber battle. When he finally defeats him, he unmasks Vader to find out that it is his U.S. Navy Sailor father who has been away for months.

This young woman is surprised by her boyfriend in the military during her beauty pageant. But, the even bigger surprise is when he asks her to marry him in front of the entire audience.

This video goes to show that it’s not just the human members of the family that miss our soldiers away. Watch this German Shepard’s reaction as he is reunited with his soldier owner.

This video documents a U.S. Marines entire trip back home from Afghanistan. All the way back to a movie theater where he surprises his girlfriend as she walks out.

This next video features a 6-year-old boy with Cerebral Palsy as he walks to his U.S. Marine father for the first time.

One of the hardest times to be separated from loved ones is during the holidays. Watch this Marine surprise his parents as he reunites with them on Thanksgiving day.

Siblings always miss one another when they are overseas. This soldier decides to surprise his younger sister during a lunch time raffle at her high school.

This next video shows a mother reuniting with her son at his high school football game after many months of being away from each other.



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