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Meet heroes in far-away places

The dogs of war are in high demand

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U.S. Army Specialist Justin Coletti, of a K-9 combat tracker team, rests with Dasty, a Belgian Malinois, at an airfield in Afghanistan following an overnight mission.
Photographer: Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images

An excellent article from Bloomberg describes the usage of dogs in the armed services today, and the development of robot dogs for training medics.

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Never Give Up

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Heroes – Rick Rescorla

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Saving 2700 lives during a terrorist attack—a staggering cap to an impressive military career.
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Service Dog Articles

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Articles of interest if you are considering adopting or living with a service dog. If you know of additional articles, please let me know in the comments or by email.

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Charitable and support organizations

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Please use your own judgment in choosing a service dog-related organization to support. I would welcome additional references in the comments or via email.

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Service dogs – a good cause

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There are many organizations that assist members of our military, police, firefighting, and other services. I’d like to focus on a somewhat less visible group—the working and service dogs that do so much for us, both in dangerous missions and search & rescue, and in assistance for the deaf, the blind, and many others.

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