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Military Working Dogs

Afghan Taliban Capture Coalition Military Dog

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

When it comes to military working dogs, these magnificent creatures perform heroic acts, are honored for them and receive awards and decorations, are given "military ranks" and eventually retire from their faithful service.

Not Quite as Titillating as 'The Handshake' or 'The Selfie' or...

Dorian de Wind | Posted 02.11.2014 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

Military working dogs -- or dogs in general -- and young children seeing their military parents (sometimes for the first time) return home from military assignments are some of my favorite subjects.

Therapy Dogs Providing Comfort at Washington Navy Yard

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.27.2013 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

Plenty has been said and written about those wonderful, loyal and courageous animals, the Military Working Dogs. But these intelligent animals not on...

Hair Lift!

Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Military working dogs play a vital part in the military, from taking part in historic missions like the raid that took out Osama bin Laden, to helping...

Two Military Firsts at the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade

Dorian de Wind | Posted 03.04.2013 | Los Angeles
Dorian de Wind

This New Year's Tournament of Roses Parade was not only very beautiful, as usual, but also very special to me, as I am sure it was to millions of Amer...

Our Four-Legged Warriors

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.15.2012 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

One dog who not only survived her dangerous work in Afghanistan but who also saved several Coalition Forces team members during a June 4, 2012, special operations mission in Afghanistan, is Layka, a 2½-year-old female, Belgian Malinois military working dog.

Honor All Those Who Serve Us On Memorial Day

Ed Sayres | Posted 07.25.2012 | Impact
Ed Sayres

This Memorial Day, as we remember all the brave men and women who have given their lives to protect our freedoms, let's not forget the sacrifices of the military working dogs who have served alongside them.

WATCH: Search And Rescuers Aided By 'Dogcam'

Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

Looking at things from a dog's perspective may not be the first idea for those charged with an important task, but one company in the U.K. is helping ...

WATCH: Double-Amputee Soldier Skydives With Dog

Posted 12.08.2011 | Green

Jumping out of a plane is certainly a memorable activity. Going skydiving with your dog is even more impressive. But one brave U.S. solider trumps bot...