|Molli Oliver and Boone, a retired soldier dog (photo courtesy of Laura Huffman)|
Today's message caught my interest on several levels - I shared Laura's interest in Ft. Leonard Wood history and I love dog stories.
"Molli Oliver stopped by the Visitors Center today with Boone," the message read.
Molli is delivering Boone, a soldier IED-trained dog, to be reunited with his first handler. Marine Sgt. Andrew Mulherron, who will return from his deployment later this month.
I immediately contacted Molli and we chatted briefly before she arrived at the USO in St. Louis. She and Boone are flying to California this evening.
We set up a phone call for tomorrow. More will follow after I hear her story, but right now, I wanted to share a photo of Molli and Boone, courtesy of Laura.