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 Little Brother During 7th Grade Chorus Class

March 22, 2013

Soldier Nick Plagianakos, home from Afghanistan, surprises his brother Dimitri in 7th grade Chorus class March 20, 2013.


Mother Screams Loudly at the Surprise Return of Her Military Son from Afghanistan

March 20, 2013

“My mom had no idea that my brother Nolan was coming home so soon. She about had a heart attack. It was awesome! :)”

– Chelsea K.


Marine Dad Surprises Son With Early Return from Afghanistan

March 19, 2013

“Here’s a video of my hubby surprising our son at his school’s spirit assembly the day before winter break. My husband came back a month early from Afghanistan. I invited my family as well who did not even know he was back home early! ┬áThis was one of the best surprises , and one of the best gifts ever! Thank you to Evan’s teacher and principal for helping us pull this off.”