Military Working Dogs
Master at Arms 2nd Class Phillip Darity, a U.S. Navy dog handler, issues commands to his military working dog, Argo, while conducting a simulated training drill. Argo, who is trained as a bomb and patrol dog, has served in the Navy for about one year and is making his first deployment. Navy police dogs and their Master at Arms handlers are being deployed to assist with force protection at many forward operating areas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
U.S. Army working dog Staff Sgt. Carla takes a quick break with her master, U.S. Army Sgt. Craig Walker, (not pictured) while other soldiers and Iraqi National Police search for weapons cache in Risalah, Baghdad, Iraq, Sept. 26, 2008. The soldiers are assigned to the 4th Brigade, 64th Calvary, 3rd Infantry Division and Carla is assigned to the 4th Infantry Division. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelvin T. Surgener