During the holidays, when being away from loved ones can be especially tough, the best gift military parents can give is themselves.
Nothing beats a surprise military family reunion, no matter what time of the year. Here are some of the best tissue-filled reunions of the year.
Lt. Cmdr. Donald Bryant surprises his wife and two children at an NFL game just in time for Christmas.
Captain Josh Risher made sure this year's meeting with Santa was extra special for his two daughters.
Three-year-old Madison makes a wish to Santa that her father, Army staff sergeant Josh Bowman, would come home from Afghanistan for Christmas, and it comes true.
Fifth-grader Hannah Fehlinger gets a surprise at school when her big brother, Tyler Fehlinger, comes home after serving with the Air Force in Dubai.
It was a great day at school for 6-year-old L.J. Cleveland, whose father, soldier Larrius Cleveland, returned home from Germany in time for Christmas.
Sergeant First Class Fae Prince pulls off "Operation Surprise" before Christmas for a heartwarming moment with her family.
Staff Sgt. Phillip Lovato gets to meet his twins for the first time, live on TODAY.
A U.S. Marine returns home early to see his two sons just in time for Father's Day.