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By Smaktakula

Ft. Wayne, Indiana–Cpl. Ricky Baker had been looking forward to his return from Afghanistan for months.  After a year-long deployment in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, Baker wanted nothing more than to enjoy the pleasures of home.  Baker was met by a group of over twenty smiling friends and family members when his plane touched down at Smith Field Airport.  However, notably absent among those waiting was T-Bone, Baker’s mixed breed dog.

The expected reunion between man and dog occurred at Baker’s parents’ house, where the dog had been living during the marine’s deployment.  T-Bone is reported to have looked at Baker and then thumped his tail against the floor twice before going back to sleep.

"Oh, It's You. Hey."