Military dad surprises first-grade son at Vandalia school

Jamaal Howard surprised his first-grade son Monday morning by showing up at his school unannounced.

Howard just returned from his tour of duty in the Middle-Eastern country of Qatar.

Howard said he and his family have lived in Vandalia for about four years. He said he has served in the Air Force for nine years. According to Howard, he has been away from his family for six months and his wife was the one who arranged the surprise for their son.

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