When it comes to videos of military reunions, it’s usually the soldiers who come home to surprise their loved ones with their early arrivals.
This video, however, flips the tradition military surprise on its head. There are more than 150,000 U.S. soldiers fighting for us in the Middle East.
Many of these men and women spend months, and sometimes years, away from their families and friends.
In 2007, Oprah brought Marines a little unexpected joy.
In the following clip, 31 Marines have literally just returned to the states from a seven-month tour of duty in Iraq.
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