Watching members of the military reunite with family members never gets old. I swear these types of videos get me every time.

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Earlier this week Brett Courts of Birch Run reunited with his mom at Bishop International Airport in Flint. According to Bishop's Facebook page, Brett Courts was returning home after serving a year-long tour with the United States Navy. I am not sure who filmed the reunion between mother and son, but I am sure glad someone did. I have probably watched it at least ten or more times by now.

Have you experienced a military reunion? Regardless of whether it is a surprise homecoming or a planned return, I love seeing how happy friends and family are to see their loved ones back home.

My father and my step-dad both served in Vietnam. Since then I have had friends and family members that have also served. Waiting for letters from them (before email) was grueling. I have nothing but the utmost respect for those currently serving and for those that have served.

I hope you enjoy this video as much as I did (see below). Talk about a hug that seems to last forever. I am sure the Courts family is making the most of their time together since Brett's return yesterday. If you know Brett Courts, be sure to share this article with him. Since I cannot thank him personally - I will say it here. Thank you for your service Brett and welcome home.

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