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 His Two Siberian Huskies After Returning from Afghanistan

October 24, 2012

“My husband returned from his second deployment to Afghanistan in August 2012. We wanted to record on video the girls (our two Siberian huskies) reacting to him finally getting home. Let’s just say they were excited! The dogs hadn’t seen him since December 2011. I was so excited for them to see him. Zoie and Isibella love their “daddy!”

-Kahly D.


Soldier Surprises Daughter at School After Returning from Afghanistan

October 23, 2012

Fifth-grader Payge Maddix had not seen her father, who had been fighting in Afghanistan, in almost a year, but he gave her the surprise of her life at her school last Friday!


U.S. Soldier Surprises Son and Daughter at School Assembly

October 22, 2012

via KRCG13

Wednesday was Sgt. Major Mike Lederle’s first day back home, a day he’s been planning for months.

“So, when we found out that the mission was going to end early, my wife and I decided not to tell the kids, just on the off chance that we could surprise them at the end,” said Sgt. Major Lederle.