An unsuspecting daughter was reunited with her father, a U.S. Airman, when he surprised her at her high school play. The heartwarming moment was captured on video and posted on the Welcome Home Blog.

The hero father, known only as Michael, hides in the audience as his teenage daughter performs on stage, holding up signs and giving the crowd a show.

Watch the Heartwarming Moment a Returning U.S. Airman Surprises His Daughter at Her High School Play

Then, out of nowhere, a school staffer makes an announcement and introduces a mystery guest.

“We are going to go first with the play that changed my life,” the teacher announces, adding that “someone” in the audience that had already read through the play.

“I believe he just got back from overseas, and he changed her life. Your daddy’s home,” the teacher says to the girl, sending the crowd into a cheering frenzy.

Watch the Heartwarming Moment a Returning U.S. Airman Surprises His Daughter at Her High School Play

Watch the Heartwarming Moment a Returning U.S. Airman Surprises His Daughter at Her High School Play

Watch the Heartwarming Moment a Returning U.S. Airman Surprises His Daughter at Her High School Play

“I missed you so much,” a teary-eyed daughter says to her dad.

Watch the touching video below:

 

All YouTube screen grabs from The Daily Mail

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