It has been nine months since her soldier dad left for a tour of the Middle East, so this little girl named Karas wasn’t going to let military protocol stand in the way of welcoming him home.
Lieutenant Daniel Ogelsby and the soldiers from the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team had just returned from a training mission in Kuwait, where they were the closest ground troops to the conflict in Syria training where training American allies to counter the ISIS threat.
In the video below, captured by a local TV station, the adorable child gets up in the middle of the welcome service and runs over to Ogelsby with open arms in front of everyone in the hall.
Her dad, standing to attention in a row of other soldiers, reaches down to give Karas a gigantic hug. The heartwarming scene will bring a smile to your face.
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