Army Mom Welcomes Home Son from First Deployment

What a delight to share this news. The son of our cherished Off the Base contributor, Dorie Griggs, has returned home from Afghanistan.

Dorie shares her anticipation and joy of the moment in this video.

Welcome home 1st Lt. Nelson Lalli who said the first thing he wanted was a trip to McDonald’s to get a Big Mac.

Dorie on the other hand shared the lessons she learned during her son’s deployment.


11 Responses

  1. Welcome Home!!! Thank you for sharing this wonderful moment!!

  2. WONDERFUL NEWS! Welcome home, 1st Lt. Lalli! THANK YOU for your service! We “pinned” a link to the video here:

  3. We condivide his joy that is also our. WWelcome home my son” is the phrase we all may say for all are our sons, all these brave soldiers who return home. We all are mothers and fathers, but on this moment mothers for the intensity of love we have towards all those men are return back by war. claudio alpaca

  4. So glad Nelson has returned home safely and you can relax a bit more. Thanks for sharing!

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