Air Force dad comes home early, surprises family on the field at Braves game

Air Force dad surprises family at baseball game
U.S Air Force Master Sgt. David Sims, center right, of Centerville, Ga., is embraced by his wife Robin, and children, Brittney, 13, from left, Bree Anna, 10, and Dustin, 12, after surprising them from his deployment in Afghanistan during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, May 28, 2012, in Atlanta.
AP Photo/David Goldman

(CBS News) Air Force Master Sgt. Dave Sims appeared on the giant video monitor at the Cardinals-Braves game in Atlanta, on Memorial Day.

His family, believing he was still in Afghanistan wrapping up a six-month tour, watched the video from the field, CBS News affiliate WGCL-TV reports.

As the video ended, Sims appeared on the field to surprise his wife and four children in front of the thousands in attendance. The children sprinted towards their dad and engulfed him in hugs.

Watch the happy reunion featured on "CBS This Morning" in the video below.