Soldier's return home takes family by surprise

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - One solider returning home from her 1st deployment in Afghanistan gave her family a very special surprise Sunday.

Army Lieutenant Colonel Judy Dailey told her family she would not be returning home until later this week. Little did they know she was already home and ready to see them.

The family gathered at Jim-N-Nicks thinking they were there for a special announcement from their aunt, not knowing Dailey was in the restaurant waiting for just the right moment to surprise them.

It was a heart swarming welcome back for both Lieutenant Colonel Daily and her family.

Dailey says she is happy to be home and she already knows what she wants to do with her time back home.

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