COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – There was a very special moment at Friday night’s Sky Sox game in Colorado Springs.

Two children were on the field getting ready to say “play ball” when their father surprised them with an early homecoming from Afghanistan.

Cpt. Nathan Zahn surprising his children (credit: CBS)

Cpt. Nathan Zahn surprising his children (credit: CBS)

Cpt. Nathan Zahn had been deployed for five months but came home early. He said he’s looking forward to sleeping in his own bed and eating breakfast with his family.