Military father surprises children after returning home

Airman Kevin Warren surprised his three children after being deployed for over a year.
1:35 | 01/18/21

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Finally tonight America strong. The military father back from deployment with three unforgettable surprises. When airman Kevin Warren headed off for his fifth deployment last September to southwest Asia, the strain of having him gone hit his Oklahoma City family so hard. It's so hard not having that significant other with you, and it seems like everything falls apart when he's gone. Reporter: There were missed holidays, birthdays and an anniversary. So his wife Katherine wanted to make this homecoming memorable. I knew I wanted to do something like this with the kids just to surprise them. Reporter: On Friday, surprise number one, daughter kimberlyn, in her middle school band class inside of her school's gym. It was exciting. Reporter: Kimberlyn recognizing her father and sprinting into his arms holding each other tight then tears of joy. Up next, the boys, their father surprising them in the middle of recess. That's 7-year-old kashton in the yellow sweatshirt and 5-year-old Karson in the red jacket making that dash to their dad jumping into his arms. Karson saying, I love you. I love you too, buddy. Reporter: Today Kevin with his three children and his wife enjoying Sunday together. That moment meant everything because I knew home was going to be back to home, you know, it was going to be normal again. We thank the Warrens for sharing that story and for their we thank you for watching.

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