Videos of U.S. soldiers coming home to surprise their kids always tear me up. I couldn't imagine what that must be like to a child knowing that their mom or dad is out of the country fighting to protect us. This is a very cool surprise. The dad, who is a Navy Reservist, dresses up as Darth Vader to have a lightsaber battle with his son, who has no idea his dad is the Sith Lord.

Watch and enjoy this video below:

The wife had this to say:

“At the time of the video (May), our kids had been separated from their dad for almost 3 months. They thought they wouldn’t be seeing him until December. My son had stated that he wanted a Star Wars party so he could be Luke and fight Darth Vader (whom he thought was going to be his older cousin). My husband came home for 96 hours to surprise our son at his birthday party… dressed as Darth Vader. The little Princess Leia in the video is our daughter, too! My husband is currently deployed (his first deployment) and we are counting down the days til he’s home!”

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