Military rules don’t mean much to a 3-year-old!

“I was longing to hold him. That’s all that I thought about,” says Cooper’s mom.

Both of Cooper’s parents are in the National Guard, so his parents hadn’t seen each other in 19 months. That means Cooper hasn’t had both his parents with him for more than 1/3 of his life. He wanted that hug for mom to last as long as possible!