May 28, 2014|11:26 am

Taylor Crafton (Screenshot: WJW FOX8)

Chris Crafton's family knew he couldn't attend his daughter Taylor's high school graduation. He is in the Air Force and was recently deployed to Cuba. It's nothing new; the father of two has been deployed nine times since Taylor was three months old.

But what Chris' family didn't know was that he had a big surprise planned that would leave them all in tears.