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My husband was in Afghanistan for 7 months, missing our sons birth, he was coming home 2 days before Thanksgiving and I could hardly wait to hold him in my arms again.
My heart was racing, hands were shaking, hard to breathe and my eyes scanning over every marine that marched in trying to find my husband.
The crowd started to die down and I still hadn't found him, until...
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(Type: status | Published: 2013-07-16T12:00:01+0000)
[karen barnett pirkle] - Oh my ..... tears! Thank you Brittany for keeping the home fires going! and ot your husband for his service!
[stacy kroft] - thank you for everything that you husband and family does for our freedom
[judy auld byrd] - 50 years ago, I was a military wife with small children. those separations know a special kind of pain. the wives and children are heroes too. Real Patriots!
[gerard tavernier] - and thank him from all of us , I am glad that the feeling towards the military has changed since the Nam era, but whatever era , thank you for what you do , give up and what your family does without , HURA!
[jim dean] - Thank you both for your service. I am a Vet myself and have been out of the Army since 1993, so I know the sacrifice you go through. God bless you both.
[mimi pivonka-johnson] - Thank you for sharing and for your sacrifice as a military wife..allowing your husband protect us all...God Bless your family
[sally slaughter] - Beautiful, so thankful for your husband's brave service to our country - for both of your sacrifices - God bless your family!
[roseann spada kolozie] - Thank God for his safe return home!
[conservative warriors for america] - BRING THE TROOPS HOME!!!! END THESE POINTLESS WARS THAT HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH US!!!!!! Rand Paul 2016....
[bonnie willer hargraves] - Being a military wife and now a military mom I know exactly what emotions you must have felt. It's almost like a scene from an old movie. The emotions felt are so wonderful. It's almost like you can breathe again. Thank you for your family's service to our country and for the sacrifices that your family has made for our great nation. You have become a special member in the greatest club" the military family" club!
[jennifer mackie] - Beautiful story - I'm an Aussie and my friend has just been deployed to the Gulf - so please don't forget us guys.
[janet carr henderson] - Oh my brings back memories... I had this same experience 43 years ago. My youngest son was born 6 weeks after my husband left for viet nam. Our son was 8 mos old before he ever saw him. That homecoming is still a heart rendering memory.
[ruth adams] - Let's get them all home where they belong with the people who love them. God bless all who have served their country & this certainly includes their loved one.
[kimberlie morris] - Brittany, thank you for the sacrifice you make everyday as a Military Wife. Please thank and hug your husband for us for his service and sacrifice for us everyday. ❤ So thankful he is home safe!
[william a. kerr] - My prayers are with you, and please thank him for his service.
[randy l anders] - thank u guys this past febuary i also got home from a deployment in afganistan and my youngest daughter was born while i was deployed so i understand the what was going though is head when he saw his son for the first time
[lauren kyleen wallen] - Thank you to you and your husband for your brave sacrifices. God bless!
[anna k nielsen] - Thank you for the reminder of the sacrifices our military and their families make so we can be free.
[susan wheeler chalker] - Welcome home William, God bless you, and thank you for your service...
[beverly gwyn boswell] - Welcome Home and Congratulations!
[sheryl w. pepper] - I remember the same emotions, the heart racing, about to burst, it still brings tears to my eyes just thinking about it. But he was gone longer than 7 months. Remembering and praying for our military and their families.
[mike james] - It's tougher for those who wait. The troops are doing their jobs & are occupied. The folks at home wait & worry. They make our efforts worthwhile. This former 1st Cav member salutes you.
[patty mullins] - That just warmed my heart, thank you for keeping us safe, and thank you to your Families for what you do.
[iris lomnes] - It is sad that our Veterans have to rely on sponsors to help them with everyday life...after what they have done for us.
[brenda hawthorne martin sparks] - My husband was in Iraq for Desert Storm...the day he came home was so exciting. Seeing those buses pull up and then the 1st Calvary horse detachment came thru followed by his company..it was amazing.. we spotted him and his best friend right away.. Because they yelled "F co 227th" is HOME!!!..while marching in lol..it was so Good to have them all home but especially him.. I will never forget that day
[myra dunahoo williams] - Thank you, Brittney, for loving that man that keeps all of us so very safe. ♥ ♥ ♥
[barbara sanabria] - We are very fortunate to have people like yourselves to keep us safe. Thank you, thank you, and thank you for your sacrifices and your husband's service to this country!
[bonnie needham] - Thank you Brittany for sharing your story! Prayers to you and your family!
[micha'el colleen tallant] - Beautiful, [iminent=WWTlTLeUWfOB]
[jeff swiney] - that's why I fly the flag :)
[dawna drummond fennewald] - I'm glad he made it home safely!
[terrey barr watson] - My flag as always out every day, love of God and Country.
[ruby olds colin] - beautiful story, God bless this little family
[sandra broadway] - What happened? My computer will not let me open the: "See More"!! Why is it not opening up for me???
[susan litchfield] - Welcome home William,and Thank you for serving to help keep us free and safe.
[rina merendino roberts] - Great story. Thank you William... God Bless you and your family. (: <3
[christine duchac booher] - Thanks to both of you for the scarifies you both have given for us all...
[carolyn johnson] - God Bless the 3 of you,.
[sandy zettlemoyer beswick takacs] - Read with tissues!
[debbie bayes] - Thank you vets for what you have done for our country. God Bless you and your families
[julie engelsen nelson] - Need a tissue to read this... Beautiful. Hugs and prayers to all...
[gramma lupcho] - We owe much gratitude to the wives and children who waited during the long uncertain months. God bless them one and all!!
[paul ollivett] - We thank BOTH of you for all that you have done for us.
[terre traylor] - love to hear those kind of stories. tears to the eye
[susan cross] - This is beautiful- what sacrifices the service personnel and their families make- Thank God he came home to his family- and thank both you and your husband for what you give to our country- We appreciate it-
[naomi rastelli] - omg...I'm so crying right now.
[vickie fulford] - Awww...this made me cry.
[lynn frederickson] - Thank you for the story. And thank you for being strong and supporting you are very important to. And thank him for all he has done for our Country.
[barbara l. bien] - I thank your husband for his service to our country and thank you for sharing your homecoming experience with us …
[alice simi] - I understand perfectly - my son was 10 months old before his Dad met him after being in Viet Nam for 12 months :) :)
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[frances e smith] - Thank you to all the service men and women. I have a grandson in the Marines
[sharon staley bowker] - I also had teas reading this. God Bless your husband and your family. I am so thankful he is back home with his family!!!!!!
[margery cunningham walters] - Love this story.
[millie cameron] - Wow that was so exciting and heart wrenching for a few mins. Glad he is home for u and your new bundle of joy. Thank him for his service.
[david lawler sr] - God bless the 2 of you
[sherry hartman] - Omg !!! snif snif TY for sharing your story and God Bless your husband for keeping us safe
[larry everson sr.] - This is a beautiful storie
[paula clifford] - God Bless you & your family and thank you for all your sacrifices.
[linda blackwell jordan] - What a blessing!! Thank God he came home safe! May the Lord bless your lives!!!
[pat martin] - Awesome!! Know how you felt, been there done that. From Ms.
[gail banksl roncali] - God bless I pray he is home to stay
[hank roberts] - Semper Fi, Marine (and wife).
A grateful nation applauds your safe return and welcomes you with honor and respect well earned.
it was not always so...
[jeannine furlong] - ty for your service god bless you alll
[joanie calcaterra] - beautiful thank you and all military and their families for the sacrifices you make
[venu british america] - Salute ma'am!!!!!
[chris bullock] - Beautiful story.
[lisa ella manza] - omg. how beautiful
[kelli robinson] - So glad that he and all of those other Marines were able to come home. God Bless you all!!
[juanita lowe white] - Thanks for all that our soldiers do. God, bless you all. <3
[jodie anderson conard] - That was awesome! Made me cry
[carol temples gill] - Thank you both so much! Such a heart warming story..
[karen brinkley-hobbs] - Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!
[jo spivey] - Such a wonderful story.
[teresa hall shirley] - So happy it ended well.
[brad tharp] - Touching! Thank you both for his service!
[betty weren streger] - Thanks William for your service. It must have been wonderful to meet your son for the first time. God bless you. Semper Fi!
[bunny mae lamont] - I am afraid to read anymore.
[ruby dianne metcalf buchanan] - Wow make my heart race as well reading your story. Thanks for sharing.
[dennis taylor] - tEAR JERKER. ONE HELL OF A GOOD STORY.
[deb pickelsimer bailes] - I remember that feeling very well!!
[doreene g. gaff] - Thanks for his service to his country which envelops all of us!
[patti ann bright] - Thank him for risking his life for us!
[carolandsteve byrd] - That is so beautiful!
[sue young] - So sweet..... thankful to God he made it home and pray your family will be blessed always! Tell him we are grateful for his service! God bless!
[jackie thompson] - i love these stories.
[marie henderson] - Well that just made me cry :) xxx
[kelley bowden sadosky] - Goosebumps....Love him strong....Love him always.....God keep you both...
[francy miller] - Thank you for your service and sacrifices. God Bless your family.
[lydia alvarado benavides] - Welcome home William! Thank you and God Bless you and your family always!!!
[richard snyder] - God blessing to you SemperFI
[ellen schrage justice] - Two of our three sons, are in the military! We know that feeling! Praising GOD when they all come home! Sometimes God, calls them home to him. Before we can hug th again!
[mary allen] - God bless you!! So thankful he safely made it home!!
[dane deibler] - Thank you both of you
[michele ellis atchison] - My dad was in the Navy for 20 years and I remember these reunions all so well! These stories and videos of homecomings still make me cry! Thank you for your service to our country!
[cheryl flores-spangenberg] - Congratulations, on marrying a fine young man, & becoming a new mommy. So happy that he made it home safe ( my son was over there in 2010-2011 so I know the feeling) please Thank him for his service. God Bless you Brittany, William & baby Aiden (-; loved the story
[dena weaver] - AWESOME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
[marian fischer] - Wonderful story.
[jp reiderer] - Thank You Brittany for that beautiful story. I hope all our troops come home safe.
[robin petty-kapanka] - http://overpassesforobamasimpeachment.org/?page_id=6
[dawn hockemeyer schieferstein] - Amazing story! Thank you!
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[shirley kittrell] - God bless all our military. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.
[carol murray] - Was good news and so glad he came home an met his son.
[linda larson kyne] - Thank you William for your service but WHY did you make ur wife think you weren't coming home by walking up behind her at the very end!!!
[karen hilton lally] - God bless the troops from yesterday today and tomorrow for all they done and are doing and will do for OUR COUNTRY and their families. We honor you. Always in my thoughts and prayers
[jamie strunk-tootle] - My Husband was in the USMC.....20 years ago. Our daughter was 6 months old when he met her. (we tried to fit the pregnancy in between deployments...didn't work) Your story reminded me of the meeting all over again. Sooooo happy for you!!!!!!! Semper Fi
[randall rexford] - Welcome home thank you
[darlene burgy] - God bless our military heroes all day, every day! You guys ROCK!
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[bobndiane van blaricum johnson] - These stories make me cry , tell your husband, Thank You
[jan lacy] - 2 of My brothers served proudly! Always bless them Lord. they keep us safe from sea to shining sea!!!!!
[penny santangelo] - Thank you, for all that you have done,
[rose catalon vona] - Beautiful and heartwarming God bless
[shirley stiles] - My husband was in WWII. Died in l990.. Sure miss that life. sas
[shirley stiles] - Love them all. So young...sas