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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Pregnant Wife Surprised by Returning Soldier Husband During Live Radio Interview

October 31, 2013

“Rachel of Ozark, MO is the mother of two, with another little one on the way. She is worried about the birth of her child, being that her husband, Cody, is deployed in Afghanistan. We’ve told Rachel that she’s won a ‘nanny contest.’ Take a look at her face when she finds out the ‘nanny’ we’ve found for her is actually her husband, Cody.

The day after we surprised Rachel, she went into labor. Cody was able to be with his wife for the birth of their third child, Emma.”

-Lynne S. (Courtesy of


U.S. Marine Surprises Brother During “Hometown Hero” Ceremony

October 29, 2013

“My brother’s work was honoring me as a ‘Hometown Hero.’ My dad and brother were accepting the honor on my behalf. My brother didn’t know I was in attendance!”

-Bobby G.


Soldier Surprises Wife On Return From Third Deployment

October 28, 2013

In November of 2010, a Soldier deployed to Iraq with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division returns on mid-tour leave from Iraq for 14 days. He coordinated with a friend to have her film the surprise reunion. He had been gone for 9 months and left when his daughter was 3 months old.