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Photo: Senior Airman Andrew Hanus and Beni look underneath the bumper of a car during a vehicle check at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, July 2, 2013. The 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog section performs vehicle inspections on every car entering the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bahja J. Jones/ Released)

One of the most difficult parts of a deployment for service members is leaving behind friends and family. Find out how some airmen are able to deploy with their best friend.
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Tactical Explosive Detector (TED) dog handlers with the 82nd Airborne train in southern Afghanistan. PFC Hammon discusses the differences between TED dogs and traditional military working dogs.

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Can courage be measured in a canine heart? Can a dog actually be a hero? Take Gabe for instance, a yellow Labrador Retriever who has three Army Commendation Medals and an Army Achievement Medal for finding explosives in Iraq. Actually, …
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Many children beg their parents for a dog. The floppy ears and wagging tail seem to attract children to man’s best friend. But many parents know that caring for a dog means a lot of responsibility, training and effort. Dog …
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U.S. Marine Lance Cpls. James Blomstran and Ryan Gerrity, an improvised explosive device detection dog handler and fire team leader with 2nd Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and Blomstran’s dog Sage halt during a security patrol here, …
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