Military Dad Hides In Knight Costume To Surprise Kids At Medieval Restaurant After Deployment

A soldier gave his kids a KNIGHT to remember when he returned home from a nine-month deployment and surprised them from inside a costume at a medieval-themed restaurant. Michael Boatwright's kids – Kylan, 14, Carson, 8, and Sawyer, 3 – couldn’t believe it when he appeared from inside a knight costume at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament in Lawrenceville, Georgia. As soon as the kids clocked their father, all three of them headed in for an emotional and tearful hug. For Michael, 39, a warrant officer with United States Army, the moment marked the of nine long months away from his family, having headed to the Middle East in May 2022 and returning home February 18. According to Michael's wife, Jenna, 29, the family love the medieval-themed restaurant, having spent one of their last meals there before Michael's deployment.