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Wife Surprises Airman Husband With Picture Perfect Pregnancy Announcement

Wife Surprises Airman Husband With Picture Perfect Pregnancy Announcement

We're sure this wasn't what this U.S. Airman expected to find in his birthday card. The airman in San Antonio, Texas was surprised to find a sonogram picture in a card from his wife. Turns out, the wife found out she was pregnant just three days after he left for military training. She waited seven weeks to share the exciting news in person, and we think his reaction was worth the wait. Congratulations! View Now
Russian Combat Robot Nearly Crushes Journalist

Russian Combat Robot Nearly Crushes Journalist

A Russian combat robot nearly crushed a journalist during a test. Reports say an error in piloting led to the robot rolling over the cliff, where the journalist tried to stop it. Despite this error, the miniaturized, robotic tank "Platform-M" is impressive. It can launch grenades, perform reconnaissance, put up smokescreens, and much more. View Now
Happy Soldier Is Going To Be A Dad!

Happy Soldier Is Going To Be A Dad!

When Bradley Lassiter came home from work, it didn't take him long to discover his wife had a surprise for him. With a baby book and pregnancy test placed on the counter, Bradley found out he's going to be a dad. This soldier couldn't have been happier and his reaction to his wife's pregnancy announcement was so genuine. View Now
Viral Swiss Army 'Blooper Reel' Upsets Military Officials

Viral Swiss Army 'Blooper Reel' Upsets Military Officials

A hilarious "Best of Swiss Army" viral video is embarrassing military officials. The compilation shows driving disasters, sleepy soldiers, funny fails, and other training exercises. Officials are upset and one Swiss army spokesman even said that it was illegal to film the video without a supervisor's initial approval. The group responsible for the social media account sharing this footage says their only intent was to show the lighter side of the military. View Now
Student Pilot Saved By Plane's Incredible Technology

Student Pilot Saved By Plane's Incredible Technology

Recently declassified video from the United States Air Force shows a student pilot going through basic fighter maneuvering training. As the student pilot pulled back, he experienced a G-induced loss of consciousness and the plane started to nosedive toward the ground at hundreds of miles per hour. Thanks to the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System, the plane leveled out to allow the pilot to regain consciousness. This is the fourth confirmed life saved by an aircraft system since the Auto-GCAS was introduced in late-2014. View Now
Cute Military Kids Reunite After Surprise Meeting

Cute Military Kids Reunite After Surprise Meeting

It was a happy, sweet moment when a little girl and boy who grew up together finally reunited for an epic hug session at an airport. The children are both part of military families and became each other's best friends but lived apart for awhile. Could there be a love story in their future?  View Now
Scary Shootout On Crowded Bus & Thieves Steal Four Cars In One Heist

Scary Shootout On Crowded Bus & Thieves Steal Four Cars In One Heist

At first, it's hard to tell the good guy versus the bad guy on this bus commute. That is until one man starts pacing up and down the aisle. A military police officer spotted that man shadowing a woman about to exit the bus. Attempting to stop him, the officer and suspect got into a gunfight in the crowded area. In the end, both were injured and the officer is in stable condition. View Now
Marine Homecomings Spark Outrageous And Overjoyed Family Freakouts

Marine Homecomings Spark Outrageous And Overjoyed Family Freakouts

Even after you've seen a dozen tearful military homecomings, we promise they never get old! Case in point: these two heartwarming reactions from relatives who just can't believe their Marine grandkids and kids are finally back in their arms! In fact, waiting was so hard that Grandma almost has a heart attack and this sobbing mom swears she had dreamed her son was coming home! View Now
Bad Dads Fail Robbery On Father's Day & Sneaky Nightclubbers Snatch Wallet

Bad Dads Fail Robbery On Father's Day & Sneaky Nightclubbers Snatch Wallet

We've seen so many violent crimes go uninterrupted here at RightThisMinute that the miraculous response time of the Brazilian military police is a welcome breath of fresh air. "Jesse" and "James" here are actually felons serving long prison sentences who were released for Father's Day to spend time with their families. Sorry kids, but Daddy would rather rob a market! View Now
Military Helicopter Lands On Busy Road & Guy Attacks Smiling Sushi Restuarant Mascot

Military Helicopter Lands On Busy Road & Guy Attacks Smiling Sushi Restuarant Mascot

A military exercise scared motorists in Ukraine when their helicopter landed in the middle of a busy road. The helicopter touched the ground for about a minute, while members of the military jumped out and ran into a nearby field. Meantime, a dashcam in Russia captured footage of a sushi restaurant mascot being attacked. The smiling mascot walked into the road and nearly got hit by a car. That's when the car's passenger jumped out and attacked the mascot as pedestrians continued to casually pass by.   View Now
Almost...Nothing Can Slow Down Justice

Almost...Nothing Can Slow Down Justice

If you've ever tried to go the wrong way through a turnstile at a subway, train or concert, you know just how impossible they are to budge! An elite Ukrainian SWAT team found this out the hard way when they attempted a sneaky surprise raid on a border guard office... until they met Mr. Turnstile who turned their very serious anti-corruption sting into slapstick comedy for Russian TV. Thankfully, there were no turnstiles in sight or this attic-dwelling whiskey burglar might have gotten away from Brazilian police. View Now
Homecoming Surprises Full Of Sweets And Smiles

Homecoming Surprises Full Of Sweets And Smiles

This little girl baked a special batch of brownies for her dad who is in the military. But, the real story begins when she discovered that someone ate one of Sergeant Johll's brownies. The search will uncover the culprit isn't a thief at all, because it's really dad's surprise homecoming. Meantime, this sister had a big surprise for her little sister. Little sister turns around to find her sibling dressed in her Navy uniform. The two hug each other and the moment is full of tears and braces decorated in big sister's colors.  View Now
More Happy Military Reunions Than Our Hearts Can Hold

More Happy Military Reunions Than Our Hearts Can Hold

WARNING: Your heart may explode from pure joy. Can you imagine leaving your young kids behind if Uncle Sam called tomorrow? Even kids experience this emotional separation drama when they leave their friends behind every time their military mom or dad relocates. Even though this lifestyle is tough, these inspirational families prove it isn't all doom-and-gloom. View Now
Coast Guard Give Drowned Kitten CPR & Rescue Capsized Boat

Coast Guard Give Drowned Kitten CPR & Rescue Capsized Boat

The Coast Guard is a little different compared to other service branches. It's not obviously military like the Army, Navy or Air Force and it does a lot of anti-drug enforcement and ocean rescues. This in-between status means its sailors are the butt of a lot of good-natured jokes... View Now
Don't Punch The Shark & Heartwarming Baby Whale Rescue

Don't Punch The Shark & Heartwarming Baby Whale Rescue

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
Airplane Passengers Honor Late WWII Veteran On Final Flight Home

Airplane Passengers Honor Late WWII Veteran On Final Flight Home

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 Epic Sacrifice Behind This Flood Rescue Is Heartbreaking

The Epic Sacrifice Behind This Flood Rescue Is Heartbreaking

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
The Sweetest Homecoming Surprises

The Sweetest Homecoming Surprises

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.   View Now
This Military Homecoming - Turned Proposal Scavenger Hunt Couldn't Be Sweeter

This Military Homecoming - Turned Proposal Scavenger Hunt Couldn't Be Sweeter

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
French Navy Throws The Best Retirement Parties

French Navy Throws The Best Retirement Parties

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
Chinese Communities Rally For 2 Wet 'n' Wild River Rescues

Chinese Communities Rally For 2 Wet 'n' Wild River Rescues

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