The brave, selfless, and devoted military dogs who are killed in action while protecting our troops deserve to be honored along with the human soldiers who have fallen in battle. Take some time to remember and thank them as you enjoy this Memorial Day.
K9 Veterans Day is celebrated on March 13th, which is the date that the US Army K9 Corps was founded in 1942. Spread the word and help honor the dogs who serve. Here are five out of the countless military dogs who deserve our respect.
As we remember those who served in the armed forces, five tales of brave dogs who fought in three wars — the Vietnam War, World War I, and World War II.
Gallery: Ten photographs of dogs who served in the Pacific and European Theaters of Operation during World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Military Working Dog Vidar was diagnosed with PTSD after serving two tours of duty in Afghanistan. Now he enjoys the retired life with one of the troops he rescued.