If you want to turn us into an instant puddle of emotional goo on the ground, show us videos of families welcoming soldiers home. And if you want to turn us into an instant puddle of emotional goo even faster, add dogs welcoming their owners home from war, too.
In this video, there is no pet but just an adorable 3-year-old boy named Cooper who was so excited to see his mom return from a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan, he threw military protocol right out the window. He probably didn't know what the military protocol was, but still. It's still so sweet to watch.