Airman Reunites With His Family In Surprise Homecoming - New York News

Airman Reunites With His Family In Surprise Homecoming

Posted: Updated:
LANGHORNE, Pa. -

A St Patrick's Day Sesame Place surprise.

Grinning families in green stream into a special dinner with Big Bird, Zoey, Cookie Monster, and Elmo.

But there there's one more… a very special guest behind the curtain.

Airforce Technical Sergeant Justin Bright is home early from the latest of 5 tours in Afghanistan.

His 4 year old son Gerrin sat beside his mom Tiffany without a clue that this moment was 7 months in the making

To celebrate his return home, the airman wanted to surprise his family in a big way and it worked!

"I'm so surprised. I was expecting him home on Monday. I was not expecting this. This is amazing to me. I am so happy," said his wife, Tiffany.

She continues, "this has been a long haul for us and it's been a rough year so it's great to have him home."

Sergeant Bright will be home for about a year until his next possible deployment.

He says he's going to spend a lot of time with his family.

Sesame place serves as the backdrop for a special surprise homecoming.

An airman returning from Afghanistan enlisted the help of his furry friends to greet his wife and young son.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Garner's family meets U.S. attorney

    Staten Island stores worried about rally

    Staten Island stores worried about rally

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:01:16 GMT
    The Rev. Al Sharpton and family members of Eric Garner came from a meeting with U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch in which they asked for a federal civil rights investigation into his apparent chokehold death. Meantime, Staten Island businesses are bracing for the huge crowds expected at Saturday's march. Sharpton said he is estimating about 3,000 to 5,000 people to rally Saturday.
    The Rev. Al Sharpton and family members of Eric Garner came from a meeting with U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch in which they asked for a federal civil rights investigation into his apparent chokehold death. Meantime, Staten Island businesses are bracing for the huge crowds expected at Saturday's march. Sharpton said he is estimating about 3,000 to 5,000 people to rally Saturday.
  • Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team auditions

    Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team auditions

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:26:39 GMT
    Out of over 500 hopefuls only a handful will join the Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team. The Nets held auditions this week at LIU Brooklyn. Adorable Bronx native Arielle was turned away last year but this time around she's made it through to the final round of the auditions. But even those who were on the team last year still have to try out.
    Out of over 500 hopefuls only a handful will join the Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team. The Nets held auditions this week at LIU Brooklyn. Adorable Bronx native Arielle was turned away last year but this time around she's made it through to the final round of the auditions. But even those who were on the team last year still have to try out.
  • Chris Rock gets foul ball at Yankees game

    Chris Rock gets foul ball at Yankees game

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:03:11 GMT
    Chris Rock almost made the play of the day at Yankee Stadium. Instead, the comedian wound up with a nice prize -- a foul ball that nearly landed in his lap during Thursday's game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees.
    Chris Rock almost made the play of the day at Yankee Stadium. Instead, the comedian wound up with a nice prize -- a foul ball that nearly landed in his lap during Thursday's game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices