Marine Sgt. Ross Gundlach, of Madison, Wisc., gets a kiss from Casey, a four-year-old yellow labrador that he worked with while deployed in Afghanistan, as the two are reunited during a surprise ceremony, Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Gundlach thought he was traveling to the Iowa Capitol to tell state officials why he should take ownership of the dog, which has been working for the state fire marshal’s office. Gundlach didn’t realize officials already had made arrangements to get another dog for explosives detection.

(They’ve got a good video over on SFGATE. I didn’t want to drop the ads on you here in Team Room.)

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