Sergeant Jason Bos greeted Cila as the bomb-sniffing dog returned from active duty.
The two worked together for five years detecting roadside bombs in Iraq and later doing security screenings for presidential visits here in the U.S.
With Cila's military service ending, Sergeant Bos is adopting her.
"It's time for her to retire and live the couch life," said Bos.
Bos and Cila are headed to the sergeant's home in Grand Rapids, Michigan.