After 12 years of serving in the military -the Marine Corps and then the Army -Sergeant Jermayne Young lost a battle to PTSD. Leaving his wife Eleanor and three daughters Courtney, Carmen and Camile to continue without him. When Daryl Mackin and his helpers from A Soldier’s Child Foundation showed up at the Young’s door for Courtney’s eighth birthday with presents for each of the girls, Eleanor couldn’t help feeling as though her husband was letting her know that everything would be okay.
Fallen Soldier’s daughter surprised with princess party, poodle and scholarship
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Third graders at Bismarck’s Dorothy Moses had a guest on Thursday when teacher Katie Olson was reading to her class and said a volunteer reader was arriving soon and in came SSGT Christopher Mauch to surprise son Alexavier, 8. SSGT Christopher Mauch had just arrived in Bismarck with five others in the North Dakota National Guard 136th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion from a 10 month deployment in Afghanistan.
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Two young girls were surprised at Pea Ridge high school football game when their dad returned home from an 11-month deployment. 9-year-old Gracyn and her little sister were brought to tears when they realized that the referee they were presenting the game ball to was their dad, Army Captain Braxton Hurst.