Down On One Knee Soldier; These 10 Military Proposals Are Awesome!

It’s exciting enough when our service members come home, but add surprise marriage proposals to that and you’ve got an emotional meltdown waiting to happen.

After returning home from deployment overseas, this soldier was creative enough to lead his girlfriend on a scavenger hunt, guided by clues only she would understand. The hunt led to a thrilling conclusion and a joyful “Yes.”

Moments like these are so good, there’s no reason to stop at one. Here are nine more military proposals that will make your heart skip a beat:

9. Veteran’s Day Proposal

Petty Officer Sam Peikert proposed to his girlfriend on the “Good Morning America” salute to Veterans Day with the help of singer Jason Derulo.

He dropped to one knee as Derulo sang “Marry Me,” catching his girlfriend, Jackie Fairchild, off guard. Of course, she said, “Yes!”

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