World’s Strangest

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A Different Homecoming Surprise

(YouTube link) Most of the “homecoming surprise” videos you see are families being surprised by a service member coming home from deployment. This story, however, has a twist. Melissa Cooney submitted the video of her husband Staff Sgt. Jeremy Cooney and son Michael to the Welcome Home Blog. “When my husband left on his deployment, our 6-year-old [...]

A Difficult Goodbye

Army Reservist Staff Sgt. Brett Bennethum was ordered to Iraq in July. His four-year-old daughter Paige had a hard time letting go, so much that she held onto his hand in formation. No one, including the commanding officer, had the heart to pull her away. The picture of the incident, taken by Paige’s mother, has [...]