Returning Airman surprises his kids at South Jordan Elementary

By Kimberly Nelson

Published 11/15 2012 05:30PM

Updated 11/15 2012 06:30PM

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – A local airman who has been away on deployment to the Afghan region returns home and surprises his children at school.

Staff Sergeant Ephraim Peterson has been away from home for six months. Thursday he surprised his three children at South Jordan Elementary school.

While Staff Sgt. Peterson has been in the Air Force for 11 years this was his first deployment away from his family. He hopes it will be his last.

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