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, Home From Deployment, Sneaks Up Behind His Kids to Surprise Them

March 07, 2014

“While serving overseas for 1 year, daddy was able to come home for Father’s Day to surprise his boys. What they thought was a video message after a ‘botched’ Skype call was actually the real deal!”

-Meredith E.


Airman Returns Home, Surprises Entire Family

March 06, 2014



U.S. Navy Sailor Surprises His Wife and Child at Bowling Alley

March 05, 2014

“A local US Navy Serviceman surprises his wife at child at Mel’s Lone Star Lanes in Georgetown, TX. There was a group bowling just as a fun night out, but little did they know that our mascot, Alley the Gator, was really Austin from the US Navy. He jumped out of the mascot costume and surprised his wife and child. Their reaction was priceless.”