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Old July 1, 2009, 01:24 PM   #1
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Wrong thread, maybe wrong Fourm, help with K-9 question

I could not find an appropriate thread.

Google and Ask hasn't been much help. Hopefully someone here can point me in the right direction.

Specifically, has a K-9 ever been recognised for Valor in Combat?...where can I read that citation?

Thnak you.

salty

I found where a Border Patrol K-9 had a 'hit' put on it. Still no verifiable citations.

ty

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Old July 1, 2009, 06:44 PM   #2
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I don't know what your definition of 'combat' is, but...

http://www.wspca.com/valor.html
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Old July 1, 2009, 07:09 PM   #3
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Thanks chris.

Thats is good stuff. There is a Wardogs.com website also.

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Old July 1, 2009, 10:36 PM   #4
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I have a copy of Always Faithful: A Memoir of the Marine Dogs of WWII by William W. Putney.

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Quartermaster War Dog Program: Recognition of War Dogs

A number of dogs trained by the Quartermaster Corps established outstanding records in combat overseas. At least one dog was awarded combat medals by an overseas command. These were later revoked since it was contrary to Army policy to present these decorations to animals. In January 1944, the War Department relaxed these restrictions and allowed publication of commendations in individual unit General Orders. Later approval was granted for issuance by the Quartermaster General of Citation Certificates to donors of war dogs that had been unusually helpful during the war. The first issued were in recognition of eight dogs that were members of the first experimental War Dog unit in the Pacific Theater.
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Wrong thread, maybe wrong Fourm, help with K-9 question
Okay, this is a thread in which we are exchanging messages. This thread is one of many in a forum. We really don't have a forum here that is NOT firearms related. So, there isn't a correct forum for this subject on TFL.

As much as I would like to see it stay open, fair is fair.
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Old July 2, 2009, 12:45 AM   #5
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The memorial/museum is at Ft.Benning, GA.
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With DEEP regret, this is closed for the reason Bud stated.
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