Army National Guardsman SSGT Chris Maderer gives his wife Kelly a kiss as they arrive via motorcycle escort from O'Hare International Airport at Norwood Park School in of Chicago to surprise his daughters. Maderer is a three-time deployed soldier that has served over 18 years in the military. Maderer is currently with the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Hood (Texas) waiting for a transfer to a base in Illinois. He was given a 4-day pass to come home, since he has been gone since June of 2012 last year.
Jose M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune