Rocky was a stray in Afghantistan. Rocky's fierce loyalty saved countless lives in an active war zone. In return, he received safe passage to the United States, where he now lives comfortably with one of the soldiers he saved.
Petition · United States Marine Corps, John Boehner, Ray Mabus, Joseph F. Dunford, Commandant of the Marine Corps, House Speaker, Secretary of the Navy, Mission K9 Rescue, American Humane Society: Retire Military Working Dog Pablo L522 · Change.org
Espen and Sergeant Moir have formed an extremely close bond and even sleep next to each other under a mosquito net. Sergeant Moir said: I am pleased with the way his training is progressing up to the operational standards and I feel safe with him in front of me searching."
Military Award for Canine Theo, a Springer Spaniel, Lance Corporal Liam Tasker, part of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, 1st Military Working Dog Regiment in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011. Their role provide search and clearance support, uncovering hidden weapons, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and bomb-making equipment. During his time in Afghanistan Theo made 14 confirmed operational finds, the most any Arms and Explosives Search dog in Afghanistan has found to date.
Four paws, a tail, and the heart of a hero! This canine veteran served his country with valor. MWD Dexter saved over a thousand lives in his tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Watch his heartwarming welcome home!