Zoos have well-thought-out reasoning behind the "Don't Feed Animals" signs. Following that logic, punching a 16-foot trapped shark from an inflatable raft is probably a bad idea. Leave it up to sailors in the Chilean Navy to send mixed signals as they cut free this massive trapped Bluntnose sixgill shark from a tangled fishing line. As a thank you, the powerful fish left a toothy autograph. View Now
Diane Hollifield Cupp was on a flight returning from Germany when something very special happened. The pilot informed the passengers that an Army Private was escorting the remains of a late WWII veteran home to Houston and would be exiting the airplane first. As the Army Private began to exit the airplane, a group of youth who had been on tour in Europe began to sing, "The Battle Hymn Of The Republic." View Now
The same weather patterns that bring drought to the U.S. drench Asia. But while we can conserve water, some of the world's most unfortunate people drown in violent, unstoppable monsoon flooding each year.
Our hearts go out to this likely-widowed elderly Chinese woman, whom rescuers found neck-deep in floodwaters tied to a tree. The catch? The DIY ropes were her husband's clothes, which he'd tied just before he was swept away in the ultimate act of love. View Now
Being away from your kids is never easy, especially if you're off serving in the military. Rafael is three years old and clearly, misses his dad Hadar who is in the Israeli Air Force. While Rafael is playing in his bedroom, there is a knock on the door. On the other side is best surprise ever.
RightThisMinute viewers have shared countless heartwarming military homecomings and proposals, but we've only seen a few that combine these two awesome genres better than this romantic couple. We think our hearts grew a size!
Tucker was deployed for five months but returned early to plan an elaborate scavenger hunt that takes his girlfriend Brittany to every milestone location in their relationship. The notes and roses eventually lead to the garden where Tucker waits... heart in hand and the question ready. View Now
Nothing could make a military parent happier than their children returning home safe and sound. This soldier returned home a month early and surprised his mother at work. He sat in his uniform with glasses and a newspaper, but his mom spotted him even with his disguise.
Then, watch as this mother is caught completely off-guard by her son's return. She slaps his cheek and spanks his bottom playfully. View Now
There's a special connection between humans and their machines. For some, it's their antique hot rod, others, a tractor, but for many in the French Navy, the Super Étendard strike fighter jet is their BFF.
But now, the Étendard is retiring after more than 40 years as a Navy workhorse and the generations of French military who flew and fixed her are saying goodbye in a moving tribute you can't miss.View Now
Flood season in China is notoriously dangerous as drainage networks struggle to keep up in both city and rural areas.
Fortunately, this shared crisis means there was no shortage of volunteers when Chinese workers in Hunan Province and Guangxi Autonomous Region heard deadly floodwaters washed away a mom and soldier. Both dramatic DIY rescues were eventually completed, but it took the combined efforts of the entire community to save the pair. View Now
There's nothing that'll separate a mama from her kids... except a military deployment. (We all know every mom would go with her babies if she had a chance.). Leaving pets behind is devastating too.
Grab the kleenex because these three heartwarming and patriotic military homecomings will pull at your heartstrings. There's nothing better after leaving family and pets to travel the world than to finally come home.
This soldier surprised his girlfriend at her high school graduation. You've got to see the special moment when the couple reunited and shared a sweet kiss. Then, check out this footage of a brother returning from his military service early to surprise his little sister at her fifth-grade graduation. View Now
Two men were wrestling and playing rough with each other in a grassy field. Suddenly, the horseplay stops and one of the men reveals his pinky that is bent sideways. Luckily, he was able to pop his finger back into place.
A night club in Poland was celebrating the military on Poland’s Day of Freedom and Citizens' Rights. The club owner was driving a tank when it accidentally crashed into the entrance of the building. A police investigation determined that the crash was due to a tank malfunction. View Now
Navy Chief Patrick Noble recently came home from his deployment in the Middle East, where he was met by his very excited son Benjamin. And the mother of a Marine seen in this video was equally excited to have her son home - although she did give him some grief for not telling her he was coming home. View Now
Hannah didn't think her marine brother would make it home for her wedding. He had previously told her that he wouldn't be able to take leave for the ceremony. However, he made it work and surprised her shortly before the ceremony took place. View Now
There was a lot more than a diploma waiting for Steven Turner Jr. when he went onto the stage to collect it at his high school graduation. Little did he know his mother was there to surprise him after being deployed for nine months in the Navy stationed at Guantanamo Bay. Their warm hug and those tears of joy really say it all.
Military surprise videos are pretty much the best — and this one is no exception. U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Randy Brock was previously deployed to Japan. After six months abroad, he decided to surprise his son at his baseball game.
Instead of the typical, "surprise, hugs and cries,” this dad decided to disguise himself as the umpire at his son’s baseball game. It’s all very heartfelt, you may even shed a tear or two. View Now
First, watch these two dogs greeting their owner who is returning from a nine-month military deployment. Then, watch these dogs have two very different reactions to a soldier's homecoming. One was very excited to see her while the other was more interested in the toy bone she had in her mouth. View Now
Check out this shocking footage of military special forces in Colombian engaged in a heated standoff with narco gang leader Édgar Gutierrez Arenas. The military officials were eventually able to apprehend the suspect after he was surrounded by the special forces team while a helicopter hovered above them. View Now
The 173rd Airborne Brigade made an airdrop in Germany recently, but a few of their packages didn't land unscathed. Three military Humvees crashed to the ground, destroying hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of equipment. The incident is currently under investigation by the U.S. Army. View Now
Chase Simmons had a difficult life from birth, but that didn't stop him from serving his country in the military. Tragedy struck while he was on leave, however, when an auto accident left him near death. View Now
The United States Navy released video documenting aggressive flight maneuvers by a Russian jet toward one of their ships currently opertating in international waters in the Baltic Sea. The U.S. Navy Destroyer, USS Donald Cook, has experienced several close interactions over the past few days - starting on April 11.
RightThisMinute host Christian Vera visited the 75th-anniversary celebration of Luke Air Force Base in Arizona. Vera got the chance to fly with a crew in an RB-17G called the Sentimental Journey. View Now
These type of military surprises never get old. This one is a little bit more special because Mom is battling cancer and is at an appointment about to get chemotherapy. Watch as her Marine son poses as a rude doctor only to lower his face mask and reveal it's her son - whom she hasn't seen in about 2 years! Check it out and make sure to have some tissues handy. View Now
When everyone in the U.S. thinks you're in Japan, it's the perfect chance for a surprise visit. The marine in this video was video chatting with his family - who thought he was overseas - while he waltzed into their home. His parent's reaction when they realized he was home is priceless. View Now
Isaiah was so surprised to see his dad Chino at work after his 14-month deployment with the Marines. Then watch this mother getting surprised by her soldier son at her appointment with her cancer treatment team. View Now