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Heart warming, obviously deserved retirement photo of decorated Marine Sergeant Rex.  Think of how many lives he saved.  Thank you, Marine, Semper Fi...

Heart warming, obviously deserved retirement photo of decorated Marine Sergeant Rex. Think of how many lives he saved. Thank you, Marine, Semper Fi.

In Memory ... BOTH killed in combat together July 6, 2007 .  Cpl.Kory Wiens and MWD Sgt. Cooper Weins ,both killed in action July 6, 2007 while on patrol in Muhammad Sath , Iraq. Kory and Cooper were the first Military Working Dog team killed in combat together since Vietnam.

BOTH killed in combat together July 2007 .Kory Wiens and MWD Sgt. Cooper Weins ,both killed in action July 2007 while on patrol in Muhammad Sath , Iraq. Kory and Cooper were the first Military Working Dog team killed in combat to

What an amazing dog!

US Marine Corp dog Lucca with her owner Gunnery Sergeant Chris Willingham at the Wellington Barracks in London after receiving the Dickin Medal

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Military Dog - Sentry Dogs guarded arsenals, ammunition dumps, ration depots and water works. They were worked on leashes and used to warn the sentry of the presence of trespassers.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jessie Mendez and his military working dog Robby prepare for an Expeditionary Combat Skills Training course at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., on Nov. 30, 2005.

Jessie Mendez and his military working dog Robby prepare for an Expeditionary Combat Skills Training course at Barksdale Air Force Base, LA

Staff Sgt. Samantha Navarrete, 11th Security Support Flight military working dog handler presents a 2012 K9 Medal for Exceptional Service to her dog Besy during a ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Besy was one of only two honored in 2012 for demonstrating exceptional acts in the War on Terror. This is the first time an Air Force team has received this award. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nesha Humes)

Congrats to you both: Staff Sgt. Samantha Navarrete, Security Support Flight military working dog handler, presents a 2012 Medal for Exceptional Service to her dog, Besy, during a ceremony April at Joint Base And

An Ode To Military Working Dogs

Military Working Dog Rex passed away this morning . He was 11 years old .(April 2001 - ) Rest In Peace Rex and thank you for your service and sacrifice .

Paktika Province, Afghanistan — U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Beny, a 3-year-old German Shepherd military working dog attached to Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, takes a break from searching vehicles at the Forward Operating Base Sharana entry control point Jan. 23rd. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Luther L. Boothe Jr., Task Force Currahee Public Affairs, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division)

Paktika Province, Afghanistan — U. Beny, a German Shepherd military working dog attached to Task Force

I've been on a training run with Sgt. Plisch and Odin-it was great! Wonderful to watch them work!

UW-Madison police officer Brent Plisch rewards his canine partner, Odin, a German shepherd, while working on a training exercise behind the University Police building on July Odin is a new addition to the police staff.

We love, respect and depend on each other. Retirement ceremony for 4 working military dogs held at Hill Air Force Base, Layton, Utah. June, 2012

We love, respect and depend on each other. Retirement ceremony for 4 working military dogs held at Hill Air Force Base, Layton, Utah. June, 2012 - Tap the pin for the most adorable pawtastic fur baby apparel! You'll love the dog clothes and cat clothes!

CONNIE MWD adopted by her partner Senior Airman Brandon Denton, taken during a retirement ceremony in honor of three military working dogs at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.