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Soldier's return surprises his children Published: May 16, 2013

MUSKOGEE -- Kaben and Morgan Skold dreamed of their dad returning safely from military service in Afghanistan.

The two youngsters' dream came true, catching them totally by surprise as they went through another day at school.

The Muskogee Phoenix reports that the Hilldale Elementary School students and their classmates got a major surprise just before lunch Wednesday when Warrant Officer John Skold walked in.

John Skold, who had been stationed in Kandahar, Afghanistan, since August, came home a little early.

Kaben, 11, and Morgan, 9, were in the school’s cafeteria when their dad arrived.

The newspaper reported that Kaben immediately rushed over and jumped into his father’s arms while Morgan quickly followed.

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