Soldier makes it home just in time (4 Photos)

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Here's the story behind this airman's amazing photos:

This is my best friend, Adam. His child had been in an improper position for birth for weeks and the doctor told them that their child had less than a 5% chance of turning (breeching).

Two weeks before her due date, Adam and Rebecca were informed that the baby had finally turned. To avoid further complications they had to induce labor. One problem, Adam was not scheduled to be home on leave for 2 more weeks.

Unknown to Rebecca, Adam went to his superiors and asked for 24 hours. He got it.

Adam made it home less than two hours before the birth of baby Owen. Chive, I'd love it if you could share this moment with the Chivers. God Bless the USA and the men and women who fight for its freedom. Oh, and Chive On!

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  • Aad

    This is why is probably the best site in the world.

  • bait1a

    Awesome! Congratulations to your new little one to your family! Chive On!

  • CorwinNorway

    Awesome!! Congrats guys! KCCO

  • AtlChiver

    This is why I love the Chive. Congrats and thank you for your service.

  • V4Vendetta14

    Beautiful moment…I hope he stays safe and gets back to them for good.

  • Darrell

    Congrats and Thank you for Serving! KCCO!!!!

  • Kat

    I had a girl moment, that definitely brought a tear to my eye. Congratulations!

  • Matt Warren

    That's is awesome, but that is a Airman, not a Soldier.

  • Marshall

    congrats brother!! that was awesome of your superiors to give you those orders, it doesnt always happen this way.

  • Matt

    Chive, you guys are a bunch of BADASSES for putting this on your site!! You guys are the best and I'm happy for that family. My grandfather is a Marine. Semper Fi

  • jMac

    Amazing!!! :) congrats!

  • 'berto

    Thanks, guys–now I'm crying like a baby, home alone in front of my computer. Congratulations, and thank you for your service and sacrifice, Adam & Rebecca.

  • Andrew Reeves

    Thanks you for this awesome moment chive!

  • BryanMichael

    what Randall said I'm blown away that someone able to earn $6275 in a few weeks on the computer. did you see this site link (Click on menu Home more information)

  • pktwsu99

    Tearing up right now, like I am watching Rudy. CONGRATS TO BOTH OF YOU!

  • Saul

    This kind of stuff is what makes America great. Thank you Chive for supporting our troops by posting this. Chive On!

  • bsho7

    Congrats on the future Chiver! KCCO!

  • usaf

    Thats a nice story, but people need to stop calling us Soldiers…

  • buckinut51

    It's always good to hear about a Chain of Command that will work with their people…… All too often, it doesn't happen like this.

  • Brett Butler

    Awesome! Thank you for your services and KCCO!

  • USMC2K3

    Congrats Airman. Glad you could make it home in time.

    Semper Fi

  • Seb

    That is awesome!! Congrats, KCCO and thank you for your service!

  • Michaelanne Morrison

    congrats!! God Bless!!

  • Rui

    dear America, you're already free! so please, STOP fighting ;)

  • Yay

    This made me want to cry, congratulations!

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