Military dad stationed overseas surprises family at Brewers game
SOURCE: Milwaukee Brewers / Fox Sports Wisconsin
Milwaukee (WISN) - The Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday hit thousands of baseball fans right in the feels with a heartwarming gift they gave to a boy celebrating his 12th birthday: a visit from his dad who has been stationed in the Middle East since last summer.
As Trey Morrison faced a television camera with his younger brother Luke and mom Rachel beside him, Miller Park patrons slowly rose to their feet as the stadium announcer paid tribute to Trey's father, Col. Jay Morrison.
Col. Morrison, the announcer said, enlisted in 1992 was since last July has been serving in Operation Inherent Resolve, the joint operation to defeat the Islamic State.
Morrison has missed his son's last three birthdays, but he was there for this one.
Today is Trey's 12th birthday. His dad, Colonel Jay Morrison, has missed Trey's last 3 birthdays. He's not missing this one ??