As they waited for their "guest speaker to enter the room, students at Northridge High School in Layton, Utah, leaped out of their seats when they saw a familiar face peeking out from a doorway in their school.
After severing six months on the Qatar Air Base as a Weapons System Officer with the 9th Bomb Squad, Captain Manny Lamson was thrilled to return to his family.
Finishing up nine months in Afghanistan with the United States Army, Major Moses Scheinfeld was relieved to be home and excited to see his family.
For about 24 hours between his arrival home Sunday and when he surprised his youngest son, Tennessee Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Rob Cesternino was kept in seclusion.
After over a year away from their family Army National Guards’ James Stiverson and Zachariah Martinez came home and straight to Maize High School.