Skip to comments.The Dogs of War (Military dogs -- National Geographic)
Posted on 05/25/2014 2:28:58 AM PDT by Innovative
Out in front of Americas troops, combat canines and their handlers lead the way onto the most dangerous battlefields on Earth.
This is what a dog handler tries not to dwell on: the risk associated with the need to find bombs and with the possibility of missing one.
At the height of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the U.S. military had a force of roughly 2,500 military working dogs (MWDs). Some have entered our national lexicon as heroes in their own right
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GSDs rule... ;)
Here's the story of one Marine who helped save War Dogs after WW II. It was thought that these dogs, who had gone through as much if not more war than the men they served, couldn't be rehabbed for peace and they were going to be put to sleep.
K9’s like this saved my life and those with me countless of times in Iraq...they were part of the team & of the family of brothers...
Thank you for your service!
Thanks for posting this article.
Give me a DSD.
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