Military Dogs- Not Just a Piece of Equipment (videos
Signed into law: the National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 THAT DECLARES THAT OUR MILITARY WORKING DOGS OF ALL BREEDS WILL NO LONGER BE CLASSIFIED AS "MILITARY EQUIPMENT" TO BE LEFT BEHIND IN FOREIGN LANDS...BUT AS MILITARY VETERANS. THESE DOGS NOW WILL BE RETURNING TO LACKLAND AFB IN SAN ANTONIO TEXAS FOR THEIR SERVICES AS US HEROES. THEY WILL BE EVALUATED, AND RETRAINED AND RE-HOMED IF NEEDED.
President Signs Bill: All Military Dogs Will Return Home, No Exceptions
President Signs Bill: All Military Dogs Will Return Home, No Exceptions. Their human handlers and families will be given first priority for adoption. This is groundbreaking. How many times have we seen service men and women separated from the dogs that saved their lives? Not only does this ensure the safety of these dogs of valor, it ensures their right to happiness in a familiar forever home.
Specialist Jeremy Hudson hugs his wife as his ten-year-old daughter Averie holds a welcome home sign on March 12 as he and other soldiers from the 530th Engineer Company arrive at Fort Stewart in Georgia. -- PhotoBlog - Troops welcomed home from Afghanistan
This simple farmhouse was situated between Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's headquarters in Greensboro, and Union Gen. William T. Sherman's headquarters in Raleigh. In April 1865, the two commanders met at the Bennett Place, where they signed surrender papers for Southern armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. It was the largest troop surrender of the American Civil War.