Here's a heartwarming military reunion caught on tape in California. The mother, Army Spc. Veronica Velasquez, surprised her daughter, Jamie Sanchez, in her fifth-grade classroom after returning from a year-long deployment to Afghanistan.

Velasquez, however, will only get two weeks at home before going to a base in New York to prepare for her remaining year-and-a-half of service.

Watch the emotional reunion and hear from Jamie: