Retired Army Sgt. John McFarlane finally had the chance this week to welcome home one of his "soldiers," a translator named Omar who had served alongside him in 2006 with a military transition team in Iraq.
Though McFarlane reconnected with many of his military buddies in the past, this reunion felt particularly special. Last week Omar was an Iraqi refugee in Syria, and today he is safely in the United States on a special immigrant visa that allows him permanent residency.
"To me, Omar is...Full Story