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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Dad Returns from Afghanistan To Surprise Daughter at National Cheerleading Competition

August 15, 2012

At the 2012 Universal Cheerleaders Association National High School Cheerleading Championship there was an emotional family reunion. Matt Wigle, of the US Forces Afghanistan, found out he would be returning early from his last stint as a civil engineer overseas. His daughter, Jill, was competing with Columbine High School for the last time before graduating.


Military Father Surprises Daughter at SeaWorld Orlando

August 13, 2012

Army Specialist Eric Espinosa surprised his four-year-old daughter at SeaWorld Orlando’s Shamu Stadium. Specialist Espinosa of Cocoa Beach, Fla. has been serving in Afghanistan and has not seen his daughter for a year.


Soldier Comes Home From Deployment, Surprises Mother at Restaurant

August 10, 2012

“My brother came home from deployment and surprised my mom at dinner. Check it out!”

-Lexy A.