Rebecca Moore, left, a soldier in the Army National Guard, surprised her children Monday, May 13 at Morgan County R-II school in Versailles after returning from deployment in the Middle East. Moore serves in the 35th CAB (Combat Aviation Brigade) and has been away from home for approximately nine months. Her children Brayden Moore, 11, and Alexa Moore, 8, knew she was due home but didn’t know when. Moore said she is excited and happy to be home and said, “Don’t take anything for granted and spend all the time you can with family and friends.” She has be in the service five years. (photos by Carmen Nolting)