BOALSBURG — Blek, a German shepherd working for the Air Force, was wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2010 and lost his hearing.
Cairo, a Belgian Malinois, was part of the mission that tracked down and killed Osama bin Laden
Drak, another Belgian Malinois, was injured by a suicide bomber in southern Afghanistan in September.
Those canines are known as military working dogs, and local advocates say dogs like them who work in the military and government service should be recognized with a K-9 version of Veterans Day.
Read more here: http://www.centredaily.com/2012/03/12/3122649/military-dogs-honored-in-first.html#storylink=cpy
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Happy K9 Veteran"s Day
Happy K9 Veteran's Day! March 13, 1942 is the official birthday of the United S...tates K9 Corps. They served to save, and they deserve to be remembered.
Posted by Dave in PB at 9:20 AM