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Video: Iraq Vet and the Dog He Served with Are Reunited


Written by: Phil Monahan

Air Force Technical Sergeant David Simpson and Robby together in the war zone.
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Here’s a wonderful, short video that shows the moment that Air Force Technical Sergeant David Simpson was reunited with the dog he served with, Robby. Simpson retired last year, and Robby continued. . .

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Organization Brings Stray “Combat Dogs” Back to the U.S. from War Zones


Written by: Phil Monahan

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We’ve posted several times about dogs who have been reunited with the soldiers or marines who saved them in war zones overseas. Here’s a great interview with the owners of one such dog, who was brought to the United States by an organization called. . .

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Video: Saying Goodbye to a War Hero Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

We post a lot about the incredible bonds that form between soldiers and dogs when they work together in the field. Here’s a very touching story about what happens when it’s time to say goodbye forever. When Ryan Anderson’s service in Afghanistan ended, he knew he’d be bringing his partner, bomb-sniffing dog Freddie, home to live with him. After four tours of duty, Freddie had saved countless lives, and he deserved a. . .

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The Story of Sgt. Stubby, Hero Dog of World War I


Written by: Phil Monahan

Sgt. Stubby was decorated many times for his heroics, which included capturing an enemy spy.
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Back in March, in a post about creating a new holiday for K9 veterans, we referenced the story of Sgt. Stubby, a pit bull who became a national hero for his service to the troops in World War I. To commemorate memorial day, yesterday’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette featured a story about. . .

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Video: Marine Gets Surprise Reunion with the Dog He Served With


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a great story of a young marine who, after his tour of duty ended, vowed to find the bomb-sniffing dog he served with in Afghanistan. When he discovered that the dog, Casey, was working for the Iowas fire marshal, Marine Sgt. Ross Gundlach of Madison, Wisconsin, set in motion the process for reclaiming her. Last week, he thought he was. . .

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