Soldier surprises family as Scuba Claus
Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Blair Heusdens
First Lt. Nick Aldridge, executive officer with the Minnesota National Guard's 850th Horizontal Engineer Company, meet his 7-month-old daughter for the first time when he surprised his family as "Scuba Claus" at the Mall of America's Sea Life Aquarium in Bloomington, Minn., Dec. 22, 2013, after returning to the United States from a deployment to Afghanistan. The 850th repaired and maintained convoy and supply routes, cleared mine fields, improved drainage, deconstructed non-essential bases and built a resiliency center, a gym and multiple guard towers during their eight-month deployment to Afghanistan.
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