U.S. Marine welcomed home by his dog after being gone for a year

I’m tuckered out for the night so here’s a great open thread for you:

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  • That was so cute and made me smile. THanks Scoop.
    Have a good sleep! 😀

  • TexasPGRRider

    THANKS SCOOP These are GRRRRRREAT !!! I remember one awile back of a Big dog in a SUV in a parking lot. When that huge dog shot out, it was all the lady filming could do to GET OUTTA MY WAY !!!!

  • Joe

    Thanks ***************************

    I have been waiting for one of these !

    A nice break from the nonsense of the day!

    I think “Callie” was looking for a photo of someone “special” – so she could squat on it for taking away her Buddy for a year!

  • Wow, that made me smile, no small feat considering what i’ve been through today

  • stage9

    These never cease to make me smile. Thanks Scoop.

  • nosilasunny

    What a wonderful way to end the day! Thank you!

  • aposematic

    What’s not to love!

  • poljunkie

    Loooove it.

  • DCGere

    One excited pup,luvs it!

  • m0r0

    I lovve it when they are so excited they cannot contain themselves. Thank you so much for the smile. I’ve been so nauseous these last few days. Thanks.

  • wodiej

    Love it.

  • armyvet10

    Great stuff; and I bet the dog has calmed down some, at least enough to sit at their friend’s feet. While stationed in Germany I had a similar experience. I deployed to Desert Storm leaving my wife and two pets behind, a pair of rescue cats that we loved and cared for, and drug halfway around the world. When I got back from deployment, one of the cats, our neutered male, would sit on the back of our easy chair and purr as loud as he could. When I would reach up to pet him, he would hiss / spit and run away. It took six months before this cat ever completely forgave me, but once he did, I had a great friend until he died. No matter the species, cat, dog, horse, pig or human, all members of a family sense when someone goes missing and feels the exhilaration when they are finally reunited. This is just another effort of all our military that often goes un-noticed by too many politicians. Thanks to this and every other military person, their families and least we forget theirs and our loving pets.

    • deTocqueville1

      Thanks for the service and the humanity of your thoughts.

  • Biggbear52

    Great story!!! 🙂

  • martha chandler

    Every time Right Scoop has a story like this, I can’t stop crying.

  • 1endtimes2020

    Unconditional love. Humans can learn from a loyal dog. I was impresssed how the dog was following the scent of the soldier trying to see what direction he came from. The excitement is exciting to see.

  • While everyone else may one day leave you down. You can always depend upon the unconditional love of your dogs.

    • Orangeone

      And your kitties 🙂

      • My wife would agree with you. I’ve never lived with a cat as such so I can’t talk for how loyal they are. The few I met weren’t that friendly.

        Are you out of the TwitterGulag yet?

        That 5 days of cold air you send me is here. It’s bloody freezing! Right out, outside the temp is 5f! We’re under wind chill warnings of -10 to -15 with frostbite dangers if you’re outside for than a half hour without protection. You can take your cold air back anytime you want! 😉

        • Orangeone

          Yup been out a couple of days now….tried to behave yesterday, only sent 2 libs to spam block….today is better weatherwise so I’ll send it to you as quickly as I can ::

          • Glad you’re out again! 🙂 Looking forward to some warmer air! 🙂

  • deTocqueville1

    Wonderful, simply wonderful Scoop. It keeps things in perspective and returns us to the basics.

  • Conservative_Hippie

    These videos never get old! God Bless our Military!

  • Assault weapon ban s#!t about to hit the fan again today:

    ==partial quote.
    A summary of Mrs. Feinstein’s legislation is below.

    Bans the sale, transfer, importation, or manufacturing of: 120 specifically-named firearms; certain other semiautomatic rifles, handguns, shotguns that can accept a detachable magazine and have one or more military characteristics; and semiautomatic rifles and handguns with a fixed magazine that can accept more than 10 rounds.

    Strengthens the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban and various state bans by: Moving from a 2-characteristic test to a 1-characteristic test; eliminating the easy-to-remove bayonet mounts and flash suppressors from the characteristics test; and banning firearms with “thumbhole stocks” and “bullet buttons” to address attempts to “work around” prior bans.

    Bans large-capacity ammunition feeding devices capable of accepting more than 10 rounds.

    Protects legitimate hunters and the rights of existing gun owners by: Grandfathering weapons legally possessed on the date of enactment; exempting over 900 specifically-named weapons used for hunting or sporting purposes; and exempting antique, manually-operated, and permanently disabled weapons.

    Requires that grandfathered weapons be registered under the National Firearms Act, to include: Background check of owner and any transferee; type and serial number of the firearm; positive identification, including photograph and fingerprint; certification from local law enforcement of identity and that possession would not violate State or local law; and dedicated funding for ATF to implement registration.
    Source and read more here: http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/guns/2013/jan/22/miller-national-assault-weapon-ban-coming-thursday/

    Not one of the above measures would have stopped the madman attacking that school. All the above measures do is punish legal law abiding citizens who did nothing wrong.

    • It all boils down to the last 2 sentences. They know it, and that’s what their plan has always been.

      Mornin’ brother Wolfie!

    • Orangeone

      Yet Voter ID would disenfrancise minorities. I say let’s put these background checks, fingerprints, photo ID in place for voting first since the vote causes significantly more damage than an 10 magazine semi-automatic handgun.

      • Drives me nuts that the Dems are fine with “minorities” having to show ID to buy booze and lottery tickets. But to vote?? That’s the bit they have a problem with? ARRGH!!

  • MiketheMarine

    Welcome home, Brother and Semper Fi !!!!

  • Exactly the sort of welcome our returning vets deserve. I love these videos!

  • Sober_Thinking

    That never gets old. 🙂

  • Kelly60

    Such a shame all humans can’t love unconditionally like that

  • Orangeone

    Love This! NRA boycott kills week-long Harrisburg PA outdoors show because of “gun ban” Too bad PA, look at all that lost revenue of your business owners, starve the taxing beasts at the State and Federal level! Keep it up NRA, keep it up! The power is always in the purse.


  • hbnolikeee

    That’s great. I wouldn’t trade my dog for ANY LIBERAL!!!

  • Did not think it was so easy to cry. Glad I watched this.

  • 57thunderbird

    Welcome home warrior.I love these kind of videos.God bless the troops,past and present.

  • Scoop,
    That was a great post.
    Made my day.
    thanks a bunch.