A U.S. Army Officer from central Iowa surprised his family Saturday night, just in time for Memorial Day, and it was all captured on video.

Any time a soldier returns home, it's a joyous occasion. When it's to an unsuspecting wife and three young children, it's even more special. Add to it that it's Memorial Day weekend and you can't help but shed happy tears for this family.

The surprise visit came before Saturday night's Iowa Cubs game in Des Moines. U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Ryan Beargeon of West Des Moines first showed up on the big screen, supposedly from Kuwait. Seconds later, he was right there, in the flesh. His kids simply couldn't get enough hugs.

[via Des Moines Register]