Captain Brandon Caldwell with the United States Air Force recently returned from a two-month deployment in Antarctica, coming home to his wife Amanda and their 9-month-old son Reagan, who started wearing glasses shortly after his dad left.
As you can see in the video, both Brandon and Reagan get emotional at their once-in-a-lifetime reunion, Reagan dancing excitedly in his dad’s arms, looking up at him, then snuggling into his chest. Brandon tearing up and becoming visibly emotional. Brandon and Amanda actually wondered if Reagan would remember his dad, but their fears were obviously quickly put to rest.
“This was the hardest deployment yet by far and you can see how hard it was for Brandon to be away from Reagan by the emotion he showed when he finally had him in his arms again,” Amanda said. “Reagan did not skip a beat, and is loving having Daddy back home.”