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, Disguised as College Mascot, Surprises Daughter at Basketball Game

March 12, 2014

During halftime of Western Carolina’s home men’s basketball game, current WCU student Simms Hicks was surprised by her father, Major Jimmy Hicks, of the United States Marine Corps., returning home from his deployment in Afghanistan.

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Sisters In Tears When Soldier Dad, Home From Deployment, Surprises Them

March 11, 2014

“My daughters haven’t seen their daddy since he left for Afghanistan. Today we surprised them. They thought we were meeting one of my friends to go shopping, but this ‘stranger’ strolled up instead!”

-Courtney T.


Amazing Military Homecoming Surprise at Portland Trail Blazers Game

March 10, 2014

A heartwarming surprise reunion between a mom and her soldier son at a Portland Trail Blazers game this past weekend.