Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:21 PM EDTAn emotional reunion Friday night at Erwin High School.Petty Officer Dale Williams made a surprise visit to his daughter, Kendall.Williams hid behind the Color Guard as his daughter stood on the football field with her cheerleading squad.Just before the national anthem the announcer introduces the naval diver who's been stationed at Guantanamo Bay.It took a few seconds for Kendall to realize her dad was walking toward her but once she did they had an emotional reunion, "I saw him behind me...I was like woah!"Petty Officer Williams, "when i called her name and she turned around...I lost it myself."Petty Officer Williams' visit was short, he had to return to duty Saturday night, but the family said they were going to enjoy the time they had.Father Surprises Cheerleader
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