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Parents With 'PTSD' Describe Disorder To Their Kids

Parents With 'PTSD' Describe Disorder To Their Kids

Cut asked these three parents who have posttraumatic stress disorder to discuss it with their kids. They sat down with their kids to describe what living with PTSD is like. You'll learn more about the mental health disorder and how it affects these three families.  View Now
Military Helicopters Airlift Young Flood Survivors

Military Helicopters Airlift Young Flood Survivors

A particularly intense thunderstorm drenched much of Peru just days ago. The resulting flooding, however, proved almost catastrophic in the districts of Pacora and Jayaca, collapsing homes and stranding people from more than eight villages! With hundreds of civilians in danger's way, the Peruvian Ministry of Defense sprang into action and deployed military helicopters to rescue the drenched survivors of the flood, a majority of whom were kids. View Now
Almost-Deployed Soldier Surprises Family With Pregnancy

Almost-Deployed Soldier Surprises Family With Pregnancy

Just days before U.S. Army soldier Katie Vazquez ships off to South Korea for a year, she gets the shocking news that she's pregnant and therefore won't be leaving! Knowing her family had prepared to say goodbye, it's Katie's turn to break the happy news to fellow soldier and hubby Juan and their little boy. View Now
Military Dad Surprises His 3 Girls

Military Dad Surprises His 3 Girls

It's Valentine's Day and Savannah, Dylan and Emerson are at TopGolf in Jacksonville, Florida with mom Ashley. Their dad Casey is away on deployment so he is the last person they expect to see. He grabs a golf club and acts like he's next but the girls are so surprised, they won't let dad out of their emotional embrace. View Now
Military Dad Surprises His Girls & Baby Dances To Deer Call

Military Dad Surprises His Girls & Baby Dances To Deer Call

It's Valentine's Day and Savannah, Dylan and Emerson are at TopGolf in Jacksonville, Florida with mom Ashley. Their dad Casey is away on deployment so he is the last person they expect to see. He grabs a golf club and acts like he's next but the girls are so surprised, they won't let dad out of their emotional embrace.  Kids have a way of making even the simplest things cute. Dancing, for example, is a heck of a lot cuter when a kid does it. View Now
Airman Floors Family With Surprise Homecoming

Airman Floors Family With Surprise Homecoming

Fresh from a USAF deployment overseas, Ashley has an emotional reunion planned with mom and sister Chelsea. Ashley's so excited to see finally her family that she interrupts Chelsea's school lunch and tracks down her mom in the middle of a shopping trip. Welcome home, airman! View Now
Military Homecomings: Why You Gotta Make Us Cry?

Military Homecomings: Why You Gotta Make Us Cry?

Could you imagine your siblings being off to Italy for three years to serve their country? Elizabeth waited that long until she finally saw her brother Shane again. The sweet part is, she wasn't even expecting him to walk through the door of their Arizona home.   Homecomings come in all forms but one thing is the same... The sheer surprise and joy within that one moment.  View Now
Confused Mom Doesn't Remember Giving Birth

Confused Mom Doesn't Remember Giving Birth

New mom Tisha Heffron has a one-of-a-kind delivery room experience when the pain meds kick in. In fact, she's so hilariously loopy that her Marine hubby James has to keep reminding Tisha that she just gave birth to baby Clay hours before! View Now
Sergeant Surprises Sweetheart At Suns Game

Sergeant Surprises Sweetheart At Suns Game

The Phoenix Suns gave this lucky woman something very special. Jennell thought she had won an autographed pair of shoes from a player, but she was about to be surprised with something far more valuable. A man in an inflatable mascot suit was supposed to hand her the prize when the costume was suddenly removed. It was her fiancé Sergeant Bruce Merrill and Jennell rushed to hug him tight.  View Now
Stunned Birthday Girl Unwraps Army Dad

Stunned Birthday Girl Unwraps Army Dad

After a tour of duty fighting Somali pirates, Spanish army officer Jesus Larios sneaks home to surprise his 8-year-old daughter with a special present! Little Paloma thinks she's getting an electric scooter but discovers a gift much more valuable inside the giant gift-wrapped package in her kitchen.  View Now
When Baby's A Light Sleeper... Improvise! & Adult-Sized Sneeze Topples Toddler

When Baby's A Light Sleeper... Improvise! & Adult-Sized Sneeze Topples Toddler

To avoid waking her fussy son, this South African mom channels "007" in an outrageous, sneaky escape. Sympathetic parents around the world can't get enough of Caryn Morris's "special-forces crawl" from the room... but to be honest, they're probably trying out her trick themselves! This little girl's sneeze was so powerful that it knocked her to the ground! Her reaction is going to make you laugh out loud and smile. View Now
Adorable K9 Perfectly Walks Across Unstable Beam

Adorable K9 Perfectly Walks Across Unstable Beam

She's just doing her job and a very important one at that. Raven is a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois dog and is the official working K9 of the National Navy SEAL Museum and Memorial in Florida. In this training exercise, Raven walks across a 3.5 inch beam that's not secure, a technique called obedience under stress. We are thoroughly impressed by the amazing skills and following of orders! View Now
Deployed Dad Mails Himself Home To Joyful Kids

Deployed Dad Mails Himself Home To Joyful Kids

After almost three years deployed as a civilian contractor alongside U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq, Kevin Lance is finally home for good! To break the emotional news to darling kids Vita and Hollis, Kevin and wifey Jennifer team up with The Indigo Studio (where she works) to pull off the best homecoming ever. View Now
Kind Soldier Makes Birthday Boy's Day

Kind Soldier Makes Birthday Boy's Day

All little Marshall wanted for his fourth birthday was a soldier uniform, but when mom Imogen Scott and he visit Windsor Castle in the UK to watch the Changing of the Guard, birthday boy gets an unforeseen surprise. Instead of following his unit inside, Lance Corporal Paul Edden stays outside to say a solemn "hello" to his adorable mini-me! View Now
Military Sons Touch Their Families With Surprise Homecomings

Military Sons Touch Their Families With Surprise Homecomings

Just a normal day at work soon became a memorable shift for this mom when her son walked up to the deli counter. Welcome home! Here's another feel-good homecoming video when Jackie Adriana set up quite the surprise for her husband's family. He was not expected to come home quite yet but on his birthday of all days, he showed up at their door. Their reactions even make us tear up! View Now
Veteran Finds Out A Puppy Is The Best Christmas Gift

Veteran Finds Out A Puppy Is The Best Christmas Gift

Marine veteran, Peter Coukoulis has struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder since returning home three years ago. After losing his beagle while out on deployment five years ago, the sight of a new beagle puppy brought him to tears. You deserve this Peter. Thank you for your service and Merry Christmas! View Now
Military Christmas Homecomings Shock And Surprise

Military Christmas Homecomings Shock And Surprise

Michele can't believe her eyes when an early Christmas present arrives from her army son stationed overseas in Europe. Family gather round to watch the emotional unboxing, knowing full well that JJ's actually hidden under the packing peanuts! Santa himself delivers this homecoming Marine—don't miss his heartwarming reunion. View Now
Notre Dame Basketball Player Surprised By Soldier Brother

Notre Dame Basketball Player Surprised By Soldier Brother

Notre Dame basketball player Matt Farrell was winning in more ways than one after his team defeated the Colgate Raiders on Dec. 19. It looked like a typical video message on the big screen from a soldier abroad wishing his family happy holidays, but it turned out Matt's brother Lt. Bo Farrell was actually in the building. It was totally heartwarming when the two hugged it out! View Now
Playing 'Chicken' With A Helicopter & Pickup Truck Ice Follies

Playing 'Chicken' With A Helicopter & Pickup Truck Ice Follies

A low-flying Ukrainian military helicopter stuns drivers after it passes mere feet over their heads in a dangerous rural flyover. Thanks to some sneaky black ice, the pickup truck passing this Minnesota police cruiser does an out-of-control surprise 360° spin! Miraculously, nobody's hit and we're left guessing whether our stunned driver got a friendly talking-to. View Now
Military Dad Disguised As Santa Surprises Tearful Kids

Military Dad Disguised As Santa Surprises Tearful Kids

"Santa Claus" pays the Allinson family an early visit—he brings them the best present of all! Though the younger kids seem happy enough with their boxes of chocolate, they swear to Santa all they really want is their deployed military dad Danny back home. Thankfully, "Santa" (AKA dad) came prepared and whips off his costume as soon as his joyful, emotional kids see through his jolly disguise. via Jukin View Now
Emotional Military Homecomings

Emotional Military Homecomings

Unable to make it home for the holidays, Airman Collin Stanton surprises his parents with an early Christmas present. Making it back to Macungie, Pennsylvania he brings dad smiles and mom a flood of happy tears. Though brief, Collin will be returning back to his base in Florida before Christmas arrives. A sweet surprise after not seeing their son for nine months! Thank you for sharing Chelsey StantonView Now
Dwayne Johnson And Jimmy Fallon Plan Surprise Military Homecoming For 'Tonight Show' Producer

Dwayne Johnson And Jimmy Fallon Plan Surprise Military Homecoming For 'Tonight Show' Producer

On a recent episode of the "Tonight Show," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jimmy Fallon helped plan an unforgettable moment for one of the show's producers Karina Kabalan. Kabalan's husband is a U.S. Air Force master sergeant and had not been home for 18 months. So Johnson and Fallon decided to do something very special for her, and they planned for a surprise military homecoming during the taping of the show. View Now