Unbelievable Military Homecoming Has Dad & Daughter Hysterical (VIDEO)

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military homecomingIt's a good week for military homecomings. First, we had the utterly adorable homecoming that involved a dad surprising his family in South Carolina at a Gamecocks game. And now we have another dad surprising another kid at yet another game. And this one is just heartwarming and adorable.

Friday night, Petty Officer Dale Williams surprised his daughter, Kendall, at a football game. As you'll see, Williams hides behind the Color Guard while his daughter is on the field with her cheerleading squad. Right before the National Anthem, the announcer recognizes the Naval diver who's been stationed at Guantanamo Bay -- and not much happens. Kendall just smiles. But then seconds later, she realizes that -- OMG! -- it's her dad walking toward her!

Get out your tissues, people.


One of the most adorable things about this video is how nervous Kendall's dad is before he surprises his daughter. We never really think about that -- it must be nerve-racking for these men and women to attempt pulling off these surprises.

But we're certainly glad they do. They're completely adorable and utterly uplifting.

How great is this?


Image via ABC13Channel/YouTube



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Flori... Floridamom96

Love, love, love when The Stir posts these types of articles! Thanks, Nicole!

Mommy... MommyBoha

thats my hometown.. Such a sweet story

Desti... DestinyHLewis

Thank you Nicole! These are my favorite!!! *tears*

Benja... Benjamins-mama

they announced his name right before he walks over to the daughter.   I'm confused I guess how she didn't realize it was him til he walked up to her.   Does she not recognize his name?


Kay Marie

aw that's awesome! I just moved from Buncombe county to Fort Drum NY :) My hubby is in the Army ! No greater feeling than holding a loved one after so long!!

Jami Van Brocklin

So why did he get to come home just for one night? My husband has been in the Army for 8 yrs, and when he was deployed to Iraq, he got to come home for 15 days, but with this deployment to Afghanistan, he has not gotten to come home at all. Why let a service member come home for one freaking day?

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