Eric Iorio, a graduate of Teurlings Catholic High School, is currently recovering in Germany after being shot last weekend during an insurgent attack. According to KATC, the Lafayette native was shot in the elbow and the lower leg when the Taliban attacked his unit.
We’ve all seen the heartwarming videos of soldiers stationed overseas surprising their children stateside with early returns home.
And that’s how this video of Capt. Cherissa Jackson, who had been deployed in Afghanistan, begins, with mom surprising her daughters Anita and Ashley at a Gaitherburg, Maryland Kentucky Fried Chicken. But then it gets even more touching.
Christmas may have come and gone but there is still magic to marvel at from this joyous holiday, like the magic that granted the wish of a little girl who only wanted her soldier father back for the holidays.
A soldier dad from Kentucky gave his two sons a birthday surprise last week that they’ll likely never forget.
Capt. Nate Burgess, who had just returned home after serving in Afghanistan for the past year, decided to surprise his two sons on their birthday.
So, he wrapped himself up as a life-sized G.I. Joe birthday present and gave himself as a gift.