Pine Bush resident Jose Martir has been serving in Afghanistan in the 947th Forward Surgical Team since May 28, 2016. Jose just returned last night, so he and his wife Stephanie decided to surprise their three sons at school today. Ryan (age 15), Justin (age 11), and Matthew (age 9). Ryan is a 9th grader at Pine Bush High School, and Justin (5th grade) and Matthew (3rd grade) attend E.J. Russell Elementary School. Welcome Home Jose Martir and thank you for your service!
Army Captain home from Afghanistan left in tears by surprise reunion with kids
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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.