Father surprises son after being away in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Thomas surprised his 7-year-old son after serving a four-month deployment.
1:13 | 11/16/20

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Finally tonight, a military deployment, a moment caught on camera, and a little boy reminding us of the sacrifices our military families make. It's "America strong." The lights and sirens here make this all look like a standard traffic stop. But in that car is a 7-year-old boy about to get the surprise of his life. The man coming to the car window, his father, air force reservist and deputy sheriff Clint Thomas from central, Missouri. Staff sergeant Thomas has been away in Afghanistan serving a four-month deplo and along with his wife decided to rise his son. And here's that moment. What's up, dude? Reporter: Jase looking up at his father. Who am I? Reporter: It's unclear if he makes the connection. But ealizes who it is. So excited, he climbs out of the car window straight into his arms. Jase hugging his father tightly, not letting go. Minutes later, the whole family reunited. That's mom Lindsey and sister Jordyn. This moment was so incredible, we wanted to show it to you again. Here's that hug. We thank the Thomas family and all the military families for their service.

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