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Marine, dog reunited in surprise ceremony (damp eye alert)
Omaha.Com ^ | 5/17/2013

Posted on 05/17/2013 7:26:18 PM PDT by llevrok

Edited on 05/17/2013 7:53:30 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

DES MOINES (AP) When Marine Sgt. Ross Gundlach served as a dog handler in Afghanistan, he told the yellow lab who was his constant companion that he'd look her up when he returned home.

"I promised her if we made it out of alive, I'd do whatever it took to find her," Gundlach said.


(Excerpt) Read more at omaha.com ...


TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: dog; doggieping; dogmarinelab; dogsofwar; gundlach; marine; reunion; workingdogs
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; afraidfortherepublic; ...
WOOOF!

Computer Hope

The Doggie Ping list is for FReepers who would like to be notified of threads relating to all things canid. If you would like to join the Doggie Ping Pack (or be unleashed from it), FReemail me.

2 posted on 05/17/2013 7:27:24 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; SandRat

Veteran ping


3 posted on 05/17/2013 7:27:35 PM PDT by llevrok (2013: - Obama vs America. The new cold war)
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To: llevrok
Thank you Iowa State Fire Marshall's Office for bringing these two Warriors back together! Semper Fi! Can't type anymore - can't see my monitor!



"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

4 posted on 05/17/2013 7:31:10 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: llevrok

Love it!


5 posted on 05/17/2013 7:31:17 PM PDT by Empireoftheatom48 (God help the Republic but will he?)
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To: ConorMacNessa; LUV W; Kathy in Alaska; AZamericonnie

Always remember them all


6 posted on 05/17/2013 7:33:31 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Feh.

Didn’t affect me at all.

/lying my @ss off

;]


7 posted on 05/17/2013 7:33:37 PM PDT by Salamander (And join with us please ...Valkyrie maidens ride.. Empty-handed on the cold wind to Valhalla.)
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To: SandRat

AMEN!


8 posted on 05/17/2013 7:34:57 PM PDT by doc1019 (There is absolutely no difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion.)
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To: llevrok

Great story!


9 posted on 05/17/2013 7:39:58 PM PDT by Rebelbase (1929-1950's, 20+years for full recovery. How long this time?)
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To: Empireoftheatom48

What’s the old saying about Marines, “No better friend....”.

Looks like this goes double on the lab’s behalf!!


10 posted on 05/17/2013 7:40:14 PM PDT by llevrok (2013: - Obama vs America. The new cold war)
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To: llevrok

Damn fine looking young Marine....
If I were forty years younger, I’d hit THAT!


11 posted on 05/17/2013 7:40:52 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: llevrok; All

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-XbtHlgW_o

the moment, ah


12 posted on 05/17/2013 7:44:28 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: matginzac
Similarly, the lab is about 57 years younger than me and I'd just love to give her a scratch about her ears. What a fine looking pup!
13 posted on 05/17/2013 7:47:37 PM PDT by llevrok (2013: - Obama vs America. The new cold war)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Roger that!


14 posted on 05/17/2013 7:49:43 PM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST mr. president(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: llevrok

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=V-XbtHlgW_o#t=41s


15 posted on 05/17/2013 7:50:09 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: SandRat

Awww....these stories always make me a big puddle!


16 posted on 05/17/2013 7:52:52 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

Luv knows no end.


17 posted on 05/17/2013 7:54:36 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat

You are SO right, Sandy! Thanks for the ping! :)


18 posted on 05/17/2013 7:57:01 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: llevrok

Thanks for that. Dog stories are a pleasure to the heart. Especially compared to human stories of late.


19 posted on 05/17/2013 8:01:07 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep one hand on my shoulder and the other over my mouth.)
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To: matginzac

Love this story!!!


20 posted on 05/17/2013 8:06:07 PM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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