WATCH: Families Welcome Home Iowa National Guard Troops for Thanksgiving - 'Most Amazing Thing'

WATCH: Families Welcome Home Iowa National Guard Troops for Thanksgiving – 'Most Amazing Thing'


Iowa National Guard troops were welcomed home by family members on Tuesday after serving in the Middle East since February.

The troops of the 3654th Support Maintenace Company are home just in time for Thanksgiving after spending nine months in 22 different locations maintaining military equipment, Fox 17 reported. The troops served in areas ranging from Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia, WFMZ reported.

Jessica Dewey and her baby boy welcomed home the infant’s father. The two had not yet met.

“And he has not seen his father until this moment?” a KCCI reporter asked Dewey. 

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“No, this is the first time,” the mother responded as she was clearly overcome with emotion. 

“And what’s going through your mind?” the reporter followed up.

“A lot

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