They don’t get much more heartwarming than this

The 2nd 1st performs their unit’s special haka as a farewell to their comrades who gave their lives.

And on his birthday too. Some moments are just perfect.

If I get to love somebody this much, whatever else happens, I’ll consider my life a lucky one. For more videos like this, check out Welcome Home Blog

Helmets to Hardhats is a program that helps veterans transition to construction jobs after they come home. These guys in particular were deployed after 9/11 and are now helping build the World Trade Center memorial in New York City. Men don’t get much better than this.

Get your tissues out: The good folks at Welcome Home Blog put together this heartwarming compilation to celebrate the 4th of July and the soldiers who defend us all year round.

Finally, humanity has overcome our biggest obstacle: obstacles

Daisy hasn’t seen her mom in six months, and boy is she excited to finally be reunited.

taylor lead The Taylor Morris story: UPDATED

The story of Taylor Morris, the EOD sailor who had all four limbs amputated after an explosion in Afghanistan, has gone viral. I asked the Chivers to donate $30,000 for a down payment on Taylor’s dream cabin. But the Chivers had other ideas.

As of this morning, you’ve donated over $250,000 to Taylor, you built the entire cabin… and then some.

In 24 hours, you changed a man’s life for the better, forever. You’ve done good, be proud of yourselves today. Some related articles:

An injured sailor’s story goes viral.

Strangers buy dream home of amputee hero.

Bomb disposal expert who lost his arms and legs in IED blast documents his recovery online.

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Special thanks to all of the servicemen that made it out this weekend. We cannot tell you enough how much we appreciate what you have done for this country.

You can find more heartwarming videos like this at Welcomehomeblog

The song is “Lonely Soul” by UNKLE

He’s been deployed for almost a year, but he showed up in time for Grandma’s 76th birthday picture


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