Father returning from deployment in Qatar surprises daughter at school
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - An ArkLaTex family is back together again!
On Tuesday, Oct. 18, a father returning from a deployment in Qatar surprised his daughter, who is a sixth-grader at Walnut Hill Elementary School in Shreveport.
The girl’s mother says this is her husband’s fourth deployment.
Joseph Anderson is a member of the Air Force. He landed in Shreveport around 11 a.m. Tuesday and headed straight to his daughter’s school with his wife.
KSLA was live with the family Tuesday morning for the special moment.
Anderson was deployed for six months. He siad he hopes he’s home for good.
“I think it’s harder on the family when we go there to our do job, but it’s the family that takes care of everything while we’re gone and I’m glad they are here to support me and I never want to leave them again,” he said.
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