Regardless of political stance, no one can deny the joy felt upon seeing our troops coming home safely. Welcome Home Blog celebrates these amazing military homecoming reunions. Visit daily for heartwarming stories, videos & pictures of members of our armed forces returning home to surprise their families & friends.

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U.S. Marine Surprises Mother at Japanese Restaurant

October 16, 2012

“My son is a new Marine currently stationed in Pensacola, Florida. His visit home was just a quick 3 day trip during the Columbus Day weekend. My wife had no idea he was coming home; we had to keep him “hidden” for 24 hours until we went out to eat that Saturday night!”


Soldier Surprises His Three Boys After Coming Home Early from Afghanistan

October 15, 2012

“My husband was in Afghanistan. He was supposed to be gone for 4 months, but was able to return early for the birth of our 4th son. So, our boys were very surprised since they did not know he would be home yet! First, we surprise our youngest after he wakes up from a nap. Then, we surprise the two older boys after they had just gotten off the school bus.”



Soldier, Home from 8 Months in Kuwait, Surprises Daughter at School

October 12, 2012

“My dad, Cheif David Truxal, came home from Kuwait after being away for 8 months. I was barely able to talk to him, and was worried constantly. After two weeks of not hearing anything from him, I was so sick… I thought something had happened. That’s until I was called to down the principal’s office, and my principal walked me to my class. I then saw my dad and was instanly relieved!”