After a six-month deployment in the Pacific, Richards decided to surprise his daughter by dressing up as the Beast.
Christmas Wish Come True for 8th Grader
Ellisville, Mo. -- It was a Christmas wish come true for an eighth grader in Ellisville. Anthony Fico wasn't expecting his father to come home from a six month tour in Afghanistan until January. But Monday, his father surprised him at Crestview Middle School. Sergeant Josh Montgomery got a huge welcome from the school. The group Skyped with the sergeant as part of a Veterans Day assembly, so he's a familiar face. Josh also gave Anthony a special gift. It's a black and gold coin he brought back from Afghanistan that reads "Army Strong." Read more at http://www.ksdk.com/story/life/2014/12/08/father-returns-from-deployment-early-surprises-son/20111445/