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WATCH: Military officer's emotional return to family at Florida game

October 1, 2011; Gainesville FL, USA; Florida Gators fans do the gator chomp and cheer during the first quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

October 1, 2011; Gainesville FL, USA; Florida Gators fans do the gator chomp and cheer during the first quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

It's been a great night for Florida fans so far as their 25th-ranked Gators are currently crushing No. 3 Ole Miss.

But one family's joy went well beyond the results of the football field on Saturday, as Chief Warrant Officer Kristian Denkins made a surprise return to his wife and their four children at The Swamp.

According to a tweet from ESPN, Officer Denkins latest deployment to Afghanistan was his fifth tour of duty for his country.

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Watch the emotional moment unfold in the video below. You'll be glad you did.