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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Soldier Surprises Parents at Center Ice During Bruins Hockey Game

November 14, 2011

In honor of the past Veteran’s Day weekend, the Bruins invited Darren and Lori Jacobs, the parents of Lt. Charles Jacobs (currently serving overseas), to drop the ceremonial puck. For the past seven months, Charles has been in Afghanistan with the 182nd infantry of the Massachusetts Army National Guard.

Or better, “had” been. Unbeknownst to his parents, the Bruins brought him home on leave to join them at center ice and present them with the puck!


Three-legged Dog Welcomes Home Her Daddy, a U.S. Soldier Home Back from Deployment

November 09, 2011

“Here is a video of our dog, Cocoa, getting super excited that her daddy is finally home!! :-) – And, yes, some of you will notice that Cocoa only has 3 legs.”



U.S. Soldier, Home Early From Iraq, Surprises Kids by Picking Them Up from School

November 08, 2011