NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina Marine surprised his two young daughters with a visit earlier this week while they were at daycare.
WECT reported that Sgt. Mielke with the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion stationed in Camp Lejeune returned from a tour in Afghanistan on Thursday.
The Marine decided to surprise his daughters Brynna and Bailey, who were both overjoyed to see him.
Mielke had been in Afghanistan since April and has been in the Marine Corps for more than nine years.
Watch raw video of the surprise above.
Read more, see photos: WECT