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. Soldier, Returning Home from Overseas, Surprises His Mom at Work

November 01, 2011

“Here is a video of me and my brother scheming to surprise our mom as she gets off work. I think we really got her! I show up under the false pretense of making a video for John. Her reaction as he comes from behind the car is great!”



Military Dad, Home From Iraq, Surprises His Daughter at School

October 30, 2011

“This is when my husband surprised our daughter when he was home for R&R from his third deployment to Iraq. We did not plan on the surprise. Jason was not supposed to come in until later that night but he got an earlier flight. So when we went to the school to pick up our daughter, the office staff thought it would be a neat idea to surprise her. It was a memorable homecoming for them both.”

-Teri L.


Soldier Surprises Parents at Pizza Restaurant on Her Dad’s Birthday

October 27, 2011

“My sister Christina came home on a 3 day weekend from her AIT to wish Dad Happy Birthday. Our mom was a little surprised by it.”