(USATODAY) — A small crowd gathered around the meet and greet area at the Boise Airport, waiting for a flight to land. Soon, a United Airlines flight from Denver landed, carrying precious cargo.
U.S. Army Specialist Vance McFarland shifted back and forth, fiddling with a dog toy. He was waiting for the first glance of a special passenger: Ikar, a 5-year-old Czech Shepard.
"I hope he remembers me," McFarland said.
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