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Veterans Want Tribute to War Dogs


Animals  (tags: War Dogs, bravery, courage, friendship, bond )

Simone
- 4404 days ago - ocala.com
- During his tour in Vietnam, Rick Claggett and his dog scouted for enemy soldiers and booby traps, sleeping, eating, and literally dodging bullets together. "You build this bond that lasts forever, and you build it knowing that your partner has no



   

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Samantha O (374)
Monday May 28, 2007, 7:45 am
These exceptionally brave animals had no guns nor other protection.A tribut e to them is the very least they deserve.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 28, 2007, 7:48 am
The government labeled the dogs as military equipment.
 

George R W (63)
Monday May 28, 2007, 2:24 pm
The WarDogs are above politics and deserve to be honored.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 28, 2007, 2:32 pm
When a handler's tour of duty ended, sometimes there was time to acclimate his dog with a new handler. More often, military policy dictated euthanasia............ am I reading this right?
Too much.......Good post
 

George R W (63)
Monday May 28, 2007, 4:37 pm
It was the policy during Vietnam but so much hell was raised about that policy it has since changed.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 28, 2007, 9:29 pm
This is one of those things alot of people forget about until somebody reminds us,Thank You for doing that. I love animals, I think I love and trust them more than people. I think they to should be honored along with the sholdiers they fight with. Thanks again Simone
 

Julie Harvley (126)
Monday May 28, 2007, 9:31 pm
James, you are so right! Simone, let me add my thanks as well.
 
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