An Army helicopter pilot on leave from Afghanistan surprised his two elementary-age sons at school in an emotional reunion today.
Warrant Officer Michael Vincent is a Blackhawk helicopter pilot, but he's home for the next two weeks. Vincent's sons-7 year old Noah and 5 year old Caleb-attend Cornerstone Classical Christian Academy in Lakeside Park.
Today, Vincent showed up to surprise his sons, who were unaware of their dad's visit. Vincent also got a change to greet the other students who made Christmas cards and sent care packages to him and his other soldiers.
Vincent helps airlift injured soldiers from the battlefield. He says he's lucky because he does communicate with his family frequently through email and Skype.
Vincent and his wife also have a young daughter. This is his second tour of duty, having served in Iraq previously.