Sergeant 1st Class Steve Turnboo's first child was born just 6 weeks before Turnboo left on a 9-month deployment! Dawn Turnboo says their son, Gage, couldn't even sit up on his own before Sgt. Turnboo left. And now he's practically walking!
And there's another big change: "Since my husband has been gone, I’ve lost 62 pounds," she says. "So he is coming home to a totally new person and a totally new baby."
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