Air Force Sgt. flies home from 4th deployment, surprises family at baseball game

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RICHMOND, Virginia – Air Force Tech Sgt. Rob Champine waited impatiently on Saturday knowing he would see his family just moments later.

According to WWBT, Sgt. Champine flew home from his 4th deployment to surprise his wife of 9 years and two kids. They weren’t expecting him to be home for 11 more days.

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“This is so worth it,” Sgt. Champine said Saturday. “Being able to finally, tangibly touch my family again. I haven’t been able to do that since October.”

His son was playing a game on the field before the first pitch where he had to open several boxes. Sgt. Champine was hiding in the biggest one.

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