48 Servicemen Meeting Their Children For The First Time

Military men returning home from deployment have their first moments with their newborn sons and daughters.

1. Sailor James Crisier meets his 6-week-old daughter Jadyn.

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2. Specialist Michael Tawney meets his infant son.

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3. Sailor Stuardo Juarez meets his infant daughter.

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4. Specialist Ryan Tremble meets his 9-month-old daughter, Jade.

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5. Sailor Steven Hart meets his infant child.

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6. USCG Fireman Jarrid Romero meets his infant son Liam.

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7. Chief Petty Officer Tom Cooper meets his 6-week-old son Ethan.

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8. Sailor Demontay Blue meets his infant daughter.

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9. Specialist Barrett Lafferty meets his infant daughter.

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10. PFC Jordan Boswell meets his 9-day-old son Conner.

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11. Lt. Michael Inde meets his infant daughter.

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12. Staff Sgt. Mark Mattson meets his 3-week-old daughter, Lydia.

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13. A USS Norfolk sailor holds his newborn son.

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14. Hospital Corpsman Miguel Codd holds his 2-month-old son.

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15. A military police officer holds his infant daughter.

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16. Engineman Christian Riceman holds his infant son.

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17. A Utah National Guardsman holds his twin sons.

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18. A soldier meets his infant son.

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19. Machinist Warren Jack holds his infant daughter.

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20. Staff Sgt. Donnie Casebolt meets his infant daughter.

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21. Sailor Joseph Cox meets his infant daughter.

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22. Sailor Matthew Sandlin holds his newborn daughter.

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23. Sailor Cesar Dorado meets his infant daughter.

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24. Airman Justin Rogers meets his newborn daughter.

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25. Sailor Kevin Limbrick meets his newborn daughter.

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26. Spc. Jose Quinones meets his twin daughters, Jamie and Mia.

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27. Sailor Michael Ball meets his 4-month-old daughter.

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28. Airman Jacob James meets his infant daughter.

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29. A soldier meets his infant son.

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30. Sailor Jeff Reyes meets his newborn child.

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31. Specialist Kellen Busiek meets his infant daughter.

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32. Sailor David Poe meets his 3-month-old son.

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33. Sgt. 1st Class Michael Lewis meets his daughter.

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34. Sailor Roberto Valentine meets his infant daughter.

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35. Electrician’s Mate John Hagenbrock meets his 7-week-old daughter.

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36. Specialist Dillon Baer meets his infant daughter Grace.

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37. Sailor Steven Hart meets his infant daughter.

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38. Captain Chad E. Bonecutter meets his 5-month-old son, Barrett.

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39. Specialist Manuel Estrada meets his infant daughter.

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40. Sailor Abel Cholico meets his infant child.

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41. Sailor Brian Sacman meets his infant child.

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42. A sailor on the USS Abraham Lincoln meets his infant son.

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43. Sailor Joe Gerolmo meets his daughter.

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44. Petty Officer William Cummings meets his daughter.

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45. EMC Alex Yano meets his 4-week-old daughter, Chase.

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46. A marine meets his infant son.

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47. Naval Air Crewmen Ryan Roberson meets his 5-month-old daughter.

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48. And a sailor meets his daughter.

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