U.S. Army combat engineer Francois Clerfe took advantage of a special policy that allowed him to return home for the delivery of his firstborn. It took him two days, 10 connections and more than 1,000 miles of flying time, but he made it in time to see his daughter, Julia Clerfe, born in Monterey.
Soldier travels across the world to witness daughter’s birth
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Lt. Col. Stephen Williams, a Reserve Citizen Airman with the 513th Air Control Group, returned home to Oklahoma City to surprise his three sons at a OKC Dodgers baseball game.
Airman First Class Daylon Twigg had spent the last two years stationed in Japan but hadn’t seen his sister in three years.