Father's Day sacrifice: Many dads couldn't be home for Father's Day

Some are servicemen stationed overseas

WELLINGTON, Fla. - Father's Day is a reminder of the many sacrifices made by American servicemen.

Many fathers and sons serving our country spend the day thousands of miles away from their families.

Chelsea Privett's husband David Privett is in the Army serving in Afghanistan. He spent his first Father’s Day overseas.  

Chelsea says he was lucky enough to be home for their 7-month-old son Daniel's birth.

They weren't able to talk to each other this past Father’s Day but she's used creative ways to keep him up to date with everything Daniel is doing.

"I actually have an album on Facebook called good morning daddy and we upload a picture every single day so as soon as he signs on he has a picture of him. He gets to grow up knowing his dad's a hero and we'll have plenty more memories to make with him but it definitely is hard,” Chelsea said.

Chelsea says she and the baby Skyped with David for the first time just two months ago.

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