Airman surprises son during 6th grade graduation

Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 11:23 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Keegan Branam, who’s in the 6th grade at Wilson Elementary School, got an amazing surprise when his mother, Air Force Sgt. Katrina Marquardt, made it back for his graduation on Thursday.

Sgt. Marquardt has been serving in Afghanistan for the last eight months.

Keegan was staying with his aunt and uncle while his mom was deployed.

Keegans says not seeing his mom for so long was tough, but his friends and family were always there for him.

When Keegan saw his mom walking down the field, he ran and jumped into her arms.

The heartwarming moment was all captured on video.

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