A Coast Guard officer and his family got surprised with a special meet-and-greet with country star Carrie Underwood before her show Tuesday at TD Garden.

Coast Guard Officer Aaron Van Huysen, his wife and two daughters got to meet Underwood and were surprised with a trip to New York in November. The family will get a private concert with Underwood on board a Carnival cruise ship.

Van Huysen, who is stationed in Cape Cod, and his family were chosen through Operation Homefront, a group that raises money to support military families.

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