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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Army SSgt Surprises Son at School Awards Assembly

February 07, 2013

Army Staff Sgt. Craig Isham returns home for weekend leave from a 9-month deployment in Kuwait. After reuniting with his two young daughters, he’s about to surprise his 7-year-old son at a school awards assembly. Craig is on his 4th tour of duty, and has also served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He will be permanently reunited with his family in March.


U.S. Airman Surprises Daughter After 8 Month Deployment

February 06, 2013

via Valdosta Daily Times

“It was just a normal Monday morning for 4-year-old Carrina Kaluza. She woke up, got dressed and went to St. John Catholic School for a fun day of learning in Terri’s Kindergarten class.¬†Terri had balloons in the classroom.

‘I told them it was just a happy day,’ said Joseph when explaining how she handled curiosity about the balloons from a class of 3 and 4-year-olds.

It was indeed a happy day because as Carrina sat in a circle for story time with her classmates, her father Tim Kaluza was just outside in the hall, waiting to surprise her!”


U.S. Marine Surprises Mom, Sister & Niece at Church for Christmas 2012

February 05, 2013

“Mike is my little brother. We had not seen him in 2 years and he surprised us by coming home for Christmas. He first surprised me on Saturday, but this video is when he surprised my mom, sister and niece at church on the Sunday before Christmas 2012!”

-Zulma E.