Watch How This Veteran Is Thanked By The First Lady

After serving their country abroad, veterans often find it difficult to adjust to everyday living again. Jon Arneson had a similar experience and was struggling financially. To top it off, he had recently lost his grandfather, also a veteran, and the man who raised him, to cancer.

His girlfriend approached Prank it Forward, who organized a surprise for him, which ended with a short message from the First Lady, states Rare. They prepared an elaborate ruse to spoil him for the day, which included meeting his favorite actor, NCIS star Michael Weatherly.

Watch Jon’s story and his girlfriend’s incredible surprise below.

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