They have been waiting for this moment since Sr. Airman George González was deployed more than six months ago.
Celine González, 10, was sitting in her classroom - learning about fairy tales - when her father tapped her on her shoulder to surprise her after returning from Afghanistan.
"When he told me the news that he was going to have to go, I was really mad," Celine said. "Just pretty much the whole time he was gone I was talking about him."
Watch the emotional reunion above as Celine experiences her own fairy tale ending.