Little Girl Breaks Military Protocol to Hug Soldier Dad Coming Home After 9 Months

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Young Karas couldn’t wait for the ceremony to be finished, she broke free from her mom’s grip and ran toward her dad.

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Her soldier father was standing to attention but the little girl didn’t care about breaking the rule, Karas ran to his father excitedly.

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The adorable kid in stars and stripes frock, gave her dad a quick embrace before going back to the sideline with her mom and sister Layla to cheer like the rest of the families.

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After the ceremony, dad LT Daniel Ogelsby explained to Colorado Springs Gazette, “She was excited. She spotted me from a couple rows back and she couldn’t contain herself. I wasn’t gonna tell her no.”

The 300 troops of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, were deployed to Kuwait last winter and elsewhere training country’s allies.

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Lieutenant Oglesby said that the past eight months that he was away was tough, but seeing his family’s faces made everything better for him.

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“But once you see the look on their faces when you get back makes it worth it,” the returning soldier said.

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