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Reporter Learns Bed-Making...The Marine Way!

Reporter Learns Bed-Making...The Marine Way!

Even clean freaks would have a rude awakening in the Marines. Watch as this Parris Island drill instructor leads Staten Island Advance reporter Amanda Steen through the precise steps of making a military-style bed (with surprising tact). Our marine barely raises his voice, but we're guessing it's the most stressful bed Amanda's ever made! View Now
Marines Embrace Surprised Loves Ones

Marines Embrace Surprised Loves Ones

The O'Fallon's have been missing one very special member of the family...U.S. Marine and father Timothy. He has been away for a month in the Philippines and is now home in Japan to surprise his toddler, Mason. You can hear mom Amanda ask Mason, "Who is that?" He answers by simply running to dad for a hug. Why do these homecomings get to us every time? Grab the tissues... View Now
Picture-Perfect Marine Homecoming

Picture-Perfect Marine Homecoming

Homecoming marine Rowan Richter teams up with dad to ambush their loved ones in the car. Because the Marine Lance Corporal supposedly can't make it back in time for Spring Break, mom, siblings, and girlfriend pose for a family photo to send to Rowan... only to discover he's been hiding in the trunk all along! View Now
Military Parents Embrace Their Girls After Months Of Separation

Military Parents Embrace Their Girls After Months Of Separation

When mother Jan Marie Therese Guadana had to leave for US Naval training, she had to say "see you later" to her 8-year-old daughter Reese. Now five months later, Jan is returning to Tamuning, Guam to surprise her daughter. Reese pauses for a moment in disbelief until she realizes her mom is really there.  From one parent to the next, these military men and women give their kids something sweet to remember.  View Now
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