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This is Christmas - Home for the Holidays

Cheridan Sanders

December 13, 2015
Navy Reserve Petty Officer Jesus Benitez talks with his son, Maddox, after surprising him and his sister, Mia, at St. Joan of Arc School in Aberdeen, Md., Dec. 18. His children did not know he was able to come home for the holidays. Benitez is in the middle of a yearlong deployment in Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, where he expected to be celebrating Christmas this year. (CNS photo/Tom McCarthy Jr.) See BENITEZ Dec. 23, 2014.
Navy Reserve Petty Officer Jesus Benitez talks with his son, Maddox, after surprising him and his sister, Mia, at St. Joan of Arc School in Aberdeen, Md., Dec. 18, 2014. His children did not know he was able to come home for the holidays. Benitez is in the middle of a yearlong deployment in Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, where he expected to be celebrating Christmas.
CNS photo/Tom McCarthy Jr.