These 8 surprise military marriage proposals will warm your heart
Presented by Shane Co.
Know what's fun? Troops surprising their families and friends. Know what's more fun? When they surprise their loved ones with engagement rings. Check out these 8 troops who managed to pull off amazing surprise engagement proposals:
(Use the links embedded in each description to see the full videos.)
1. This sailor asks his pastor for the chance to propose in front of the entire congregation
GIF: YouTube/Ring On The Finger
This corpsman was going through training, and his entire congregation, including his girlfriend, thought he was still in Cherry Point, North Carolina. The sailor surprised his girlfriend and left her speechless at the altar (in a good way).
2. This lance corporal pulls off a public surprise
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This Marine surprised his girl at a Red Wings game and got a standing ovation from the audience before he even dropped to his knee.
3. A soldier photobombs his girlfriend's Disney photo before proposing
This soldier snuck up to where his girlfriend's family was taking a photo in front of Sleeping Beauty's castle. Once the photo was taken, he asked if they could take another, and his girl was shocked to hear his voice. She got a larger shock a moment later when he proposed.
4. This Marine make an entrance before proposing in front of a packed house
This Marine got himself and his future fiancee invited into a Christmas show at the mall and surprised her when he stepped out of a box reserved for toy soldiers.
The Marine then got down on his knee in his full dress uniform and proposed in front of three floors filled with spectators.
5. This soldier proposes in the middle of the airport.
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The Army trooper had just made it through the gates when he kissed his girlfriend. After he interrupts the kiss to get down on one knee, she senses what's up and says, "Shut up, shut up, shut up!" But she eventually says yes (when she gets her voice back).
6. This airman proposes during a "Welcome Home" ceremony
GIF: YouTube/Brock Maze
The airman barely stops walking before he's on one knee in front of his happy fiancee and presents her with her ring. There is an odd moment when a passing old woman seemingly blesses them with an American flag, but it's probably a "Congrats and good luck!" kind of thing.
7. This Marine allowes a friend to hide a proposal in her award ceremony
GIF: YouTube/Karin Ramirez
According to the video uploader, Karin Ramirez, the ceremony was supposed to be all about her friend getting promoted to master sergeant. However, right after the promotion ceremony, the master sergeant pulls out a ring for her friend's boyfriend to propose with. The officer is so surprised she can't stop laughing.
8. This sailor proposes to a soldier on Independence Day in front of the Lincoln Monument in Washington D.C.
GIF: YouTube/Ring On The Finger
There are quite a few "Merica!" sentences on this website, but this one might take the cake: A sailor went with his soldier girlfriend to the Lincoln Memorial in uniform to stage a special proposal video on Independence Day. The soldier says yes and the crowd congratulates them both.
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