Marine reunited with dog
A former Marine corporal has been reunited with the military working dog he says meant everything to him when he served in Afghanistan. And if the yellow Lab named Thor was a little distracted when he arrived at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, that's OK.
The News Tribune reports (http://is.gd/dOBbbn ) that Deano Miller says the two have lots of time to get reacquainted after four years apart.
Their reunion Thursday marked the end of a long effort to adopt the dog he worked with for seven months in 2010. Since then, Thor served alongside several more handlers in combat while Miller re-established a life in his hometown of Tacoma.
The adoption was aided by two groups that work to bring military war dogs back to the U.S. from combat abroad.
The 25-year-old Miller says Thor "was the only thing that kept me going every day."
Comments on this story are pre-moderated and approval times may vary. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more World News
- Back to schoolBC - 6:47 am
- Castanet's weekly weatherCentral Okanagan - 5:00 am
- House fire in ArmstrongVernon / N. Okanagan
- Male charged in teen's deathBC
World Health Organization
World Trade Organization