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 Family at Home Plate During Son’s Little League Game

March 28, 2014

Capt. Ed Maxa, 31, surprised his 4 children by showing up during his son’s little league game after returning from an 11 month tour in Afghanistan. Watch the families touching reunion at home base.

He credits the surprise homecoming success to his wife.


Amazing Reunion Between Army Specialist and Her Military Husband

March 27, 2014

“My name is Specialist Carol Stinson and my husband Sergeant Jordan Stinson and we had a very long separation in 2013. He left for Afghanistan in February 2013 and then I found out I was to leave for Kuwait in August 2013. With both of us being deployed, I missed out on his deployment homecoming in November and also had to miss out on the holidays. I finally returned home in February 2014 which totaled to a YEAR of being apart. This video is of my husband anticipating my return at the Fayetteville, North Carolina Airport. It was such an emotional reunion being able to finally see each other after so long…”


A Heartwarming Military Reunion on The Ellen Show

March 26, 2014

Jessica Gerren thought she was here to watch a taping of the show. What she didn’t know was that her husband, who was serving overseas, had returned and was backstage waiting to surprise her. This may be the most touching reunion in the history of the show.