Military Dogs Around the World
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Taking a Break
U.S. Army Spec. Justin Coletti of U.S. Forces Afghanistan K-9 combat tracker team rests with Dasty, a Belgian Malinois, at an airfield of Forward Operating Base Pasab following a five-hour overnight air assault mission with Bravo Co., 2-87 Infantry Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, on Aug. 15. Dasty, who has a rank of a sergeant, is trained to patrol and locate threats to the coalition forces.
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