LAS CRUCES -- U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Janae Ratledge stood at the entrance to the gymnasium and began crying the moment she saw her daughter.
Since Leah Cruz’s husband left for deployment in the Middle East the blue star service flag has been proudly displayed in her front yard.
After five years away from home, U.S. Airman Tywan Lawson saw his mother for the first time Saturday.
Spc. Christopher Michael Harris' cohorts in the 1st Brigade Combat Team, who mourned together when he died last August in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan, celebrated together this week when they gathered for a photo shoot with his widow and the infant daughter he never got to meet.
A high school graduation ceremony in Bakersfield, California, ended in tears of joy on May 30 when a soldier deployed in South Korea returned home to surprise his sister.