Most Powerful Photos Of Service Dogs That Capture Their Incredible Loyalty

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Dogs have long been involved in warfare, and their use on the battlefield goes back several thousand years. They were used in various capacities by the Ancient Egyptians, the Ancient Greeks, and the Romans, and they’re still used to this day as scouts, trackers, sentries, and mine detection dogs. Approximately 5,000 US military dogs served during the Vietnam War, and dogs have been in combat with US soldiers during every major conflict. In homage to these incredibly animals, breakingnewspapers has compiled this list of our favorite service dogs in action. Don’t forget to vote for the best!

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A Puppy Saved From A Fire Becomes A FirefighterLabrador Retriever Hawkeye Lays By The Casket During The Funeral Of His Owner, Navy SEAL Jon TumilsonSoldier With His DogArmy Soldier And His Military Working Dog Jump Off The Ramp Of A CH-47 Chinook HelicopterFriends Till Death Do Us PartBy Your Side No Matter WhatA Police Dog And Its Trainer Practise Skipping At A Police Dog Training BaseTech Sgt. Andrew Montgomery Comforts His Dog Diesel Inside An Army UH-60 Black Hawk HelicopterCombat Tracker Dog Lex – Who Loves Attention – Enjoys Some Free Time With His Handler, Marine Lance Corporal, John PeelerA Dog Saying Goodbye To His Soldier FriendMilitary Paratrooper DogMilitary Dog In TrainingPolice Dogs – Small And Grown Up – Line Up With At Roskilde Cathedral Where The Murdered Danish Police Officer, Jesper Jul, Receives A State FuneralService Dog On A MissionNaresh Kaushik With His Dog Queena After A Day Of PracticeSleeping TogetherU.S. NAVY Petty Officer Blake Soller And His Military Working Dog Rico Pay Tribute To The National War Dog CemeteryA Soldier And His Explosive Sniffing Dog SaluteSenior Airman Tariq Russell Shakes The Paw Of His PartnerMilitary Dog “Protecting” Sleeping Soldier At The AirportThis Is Corporal Kiddy. She Had Just Earned Her Retirement After 12 Years With The U.S. MarinesMilitary Dog Taking A Nap With His Fellow SoldiersSoldier With Her DogFallen Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis’ Partner Figo Pays His Last RespectsMy Coworker With A New Military Attack DogLucca, A Retired Us Marine Corp Dog, Has Been Awarded The PDSA Dickin MedalMy Military Working Dog Getting Ready To Bring The HeatPolice Dog And His HandlerSergeant Bourgeois Clips Oopey’s Toenails Before A Mission In AfghanistanDog Kissing A SoldierLucca Visiting A Veteran At Walter ReedA Dog Handler Gives His Military Working Dog, Rroger, A Drink From His Own Water SourceMarine Carries His Partner Back To The Kennels After A Grueling Two-Hour SearchPoliceman Trains Their Dogs At Wanbei Police Dog Training Ceter In Anhui ProvinceKally Works With His Partner, Lance Cpl. Sam Enriquez, During A Night Training OperationU.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Isaiah Schult, An Improvised Explosive Device Dog Handler, Jokes With Afghan ChildrenSpecialized Search Dog Lucca Hanging Out With Some Of Her Friends In IraqLabrador Retrievers Work Alongside Marines In Afghanistan To Help Sniff Out Improvised Explosive Devices And Other Explosiveslaytime After TrainingU.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jason Fischman Hoists With A U.S. Army Tactical Explosive Detection DogWilbur, A U.S. Marine Corps Military Working Dog With A Marine Special Operations TeamSpc. Chavez And MWD Anouska Returning From AfghanistanMilitary Police U.S. Marines Relaxes With Their Bomb Sniffer DogsFirst Day Of WorkRAF Police Dog TrainingStaff Sgt. Mark Bush, 8th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Handler, Takes A Break From Validation Training With Iian, 8th Sfs Military Working DogBritish Soldier From The Royal Army Veterinary Corp LCPL Marianne Hay And Her Arms And Explosive Search Dog, LeannaSeven-Week-Old Belgian Malinois Puppies Exercise At Lackland Air Force Base Months Before Their Training StartsU.S. Army Specialist Justin Coletti Of Us Forces Afghanistan K-9 Combat Tracker Team Resting With Dasty, A Belgian Malinois At An AirfieldCpl. Amy-Jane Harrop, A Military Working Dog Handler, Takes A Break In The Shade With Her Dog, Troy, In AfghanistanStaff Sgt. Philip Mendoza Pets His Military Working Dog, Rico, Wearing “Doggles,” During Training Aboard A HelicopterU.S. Marine Cpl. Kyle Click Shares A moment With His Dog Windy While Waiting To Resume A Security PatrolGerman Sheppard Dog Named BenjoSgt. Kevin Reese And His Military Working Dog Grek Wait At A Safe House Before Conducting An Assault Against Insurgents In Buhriz, IraqA Member Of The German Lutfwaffe Gets A Lick From Candy, A 15-Week Old German Shepherd Who Will Be Trained To Detect ExplosivesA Belarussian Military Dog Rides A PlatformSoldier And His Service DogMeet Xxcalliber! Few Month Old Military Working PupA Marine Embraces His Military Working DogA Belarusian Military Instructor Trains Her Dog In A Frontier Guards’ Cynology Centre Near MinskU.S. Army Sergeant Nathan Arriaga Of The Us Forces Afghanistan K-9 Unit, Sleeping With Zzarr, A 6-Year Old Dutch ShepherdSenior Airman Gregory Darby, A Military Working Dog Handler, Shares A Quiet Moment With His Dog MackA Military Working Dog Plays With Staff Sgt. Stephanie PecovskyDogs Are Being Trained For Special Operations In Turkey, NevsehirLuca, A Military Working Dog With 4th Stryker Brigade Combat TeamRangers From Headquarters And Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, And A Multi-Purpose Canine Pause During A Nighttime Combat Mission In AfghanistanSgt. John Barton Pets His Platoon’s Pet Dog Ray-RayIn Afghanistan A Helicopter Transports An Ied-Detecting Belgian Malinois Named Oopey, Sitting Next To His HandlerU.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Cody Whitis A Military Working Dog Handler And His Dog Gracie Rest At Forward Operating Base Geronimo AfghanistanU.S. Army Sgt. Bethzabe Delgado, Right, Prepares A Dog To Receive An Iv During A Subject Matter Expert Exchange For Military And Police Dog Handlers In Tumaco, ColombiaU.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jessie Johnson, 3rd Infantry Division Military Working Dog Handler, Practices Placement Training With Her Dog, ChrachU.S. Air Force Working DogA U.S. Navy Seal Military Working Dog While On A Training ExerciseBassie Practices Rappelling From A Roof And Leaping Through A Window To Confront An Enemy, Reducing The Risk To The Men Who FollowErica Mcrell, 7th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Trainer, With Her ColleagueU.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl Tyler Hoffman And His Military Working Dog, Khaki, Perform A Routine Security Halt In A Field During A Patrol In Marjah, Afghanistan

A Puppy Saved From A Fire Becomes A Firefighter

Labrador Retriever Hawkeye Lays By The Casket During The Funeral Of His Owner, Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson

Soldier With His Dog

Army Soldier And His Military Working Dog Jump Off The Ramp Of A CH-47 Chinook Helicopter

Friends Till Death Do Us Part

By Your Side No Matter What

A Police Dog And Its Trainer Practise Skipping At A Police Dog Training Base

Tech Sgt. Andrew Montgomery Comforts His Dog Diesel Inside An Army UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter

Combat Tracker Dog Lex – Who Loves Attention – Enjoys Some Free Time With His Handler, Marine Lance Corporal, John Peeler

A Dog Saying Goodbye To His Soldier Friend

Military Paratrooper Dog

Military Dog In Training

Police Dogs – Small And Grown Up – Line Up With At Roskilde Cathedral Where The Murdered Danish Police Officer, Jesper Jul, Receives A State Funeral

Service Dog On A Mission

Naresh Kaushik With His Dog Queena After A Day Of Practice

Sleeping Together

U.S. NAVY Petty Officer Blake Soller And His Military Working Dog Rico Pay Tribute To The National War Dog Cemetery

A Soldier And His Explosive Sniffing Dog Salute

Senior Airman Tariq Russell Shakes The Paw Of His Partner

Military Dog “Protecting” Sleeping Soldier At The Airport

This Is Corporal Kiddy. She Had Just Earned Her Retirement After 12 Years With The U.S. Marines

Military Dog Taking A Nap With His Fellow Soldiers

Soldier With Her Dog

Fallen Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis’ Partner Figo Pays His Last Respects

My Coworker With A New Military Attack Dog

Lucca, A Retired Us Marine Corp Dog, Has Been Awarded The PDSA Dickin Medal

Sgt. Mark Bush Gets Affectionately Licked By His Dog, Xarius

My Military Working Dog Getting Ready To Bring The Heat

Police Dog And His Handler

Sergeant Bourgeois Clips Oopey’s Toenails Before A Mission In Afghanistan

Dog Kissing A Soldier

Lucca Visiting A Veteran At Walter Reed

A Dog Handler Gives His Military Working Dog, Rroger, A Drink From His Own Water Source

Policeman Trains Their Dogs At Wanbei Police Dog Training Ceter In Anhui Province

Kally Works With His Partner, Lance Cpl. Sam Enriquez, During A Night Training Operation

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Isaiah Schult, An Improvised Explosive Device Dog Handler, Jokes With Afghan Children

Specialized Search Dog Lucca Hanging Out With Some Of Her Friends In Iraq

Labrador Retrievers Work Alongside Marines In Afghanistan To Help Sniff Out Improvised Explosive Devices And Other Explosives

laytime After Training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jason Fischman Hoists With A U.S. Army Tactical Explosive Detection Dog

Wilbur, A U.S. Marine Corps Military Working Dog With A Marine Special Operations Team

Spc. Chavez And MWD Anouska Returning From Afghanistan

Military Police U.S. Marines Relaxes With Their Bomb Sniffer Dogs

First Day Of Work

RAF Police Dog Training

Staff Sgt. Mark Bush, 8th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Handler, Takes A Break From Validation Training With Iian, 8th Sfs Military Working Dog

British Soldier From The Royal Army Veterinary Corp LCPL Marianne Hay And Her Arms And Explosive Search Dog, Leanna

Seven-Week-Old Belgian Malinois Puppies Exercise At Lackland Air Force Base Months Before Their Training Starts

U.S. Army Specialist Justin Coletti Of Us Forces Afghanistan K-9 Combat Tracker Team Resting With Dasty, A Belgian Malinois At An Airfield

Cpl. Amy-Jane Harrop, A Military Working Dog Handler, Takes A Break In The Shade With Her Dog, Troy, In Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Philip Mendoza Pets His Military Working Dog, Rico, Wearing “Doggles,” During Training Aboard A Helicopter

U.S. Marine Cpl. Kyle Click Shares A moment With His Dog Windy While Waiting To Resume A Security Patrol

German Sheppard Dog Named Benjo

Sgt. Kevin Reese And His Military Working Dog Grek Wait At A Safe House Before Conducting An Assault Against Insurgents In Buhriz, Iraq

A Member Of The German Lutfwaffe Gets A Lick From Candy, A 15-Week Old German Shepherd Who Will Be Trained To Detect Explosives

A Belarussian Military Dog Rides A Platform

Soldier And His Service Dog

Meet Xxcalliber! Few Month Old Military Working Pup

A Marine Embraces His Military Working Dog

A Belarusian Military Instructor Trains Her Dog In A Frontier Guards’ Cynology Centre Near Minsk

U.S. Army Sergeant Nathan Arriaga Of The Us Forces Afghanistan K-9 Unit, Sleeping With Zzarr, A 6-Year Old Dutch Shepherd

Senior Airman Gregory Darby, A Military Working Dog Handler, Shares A Quiet Moment With His Dog Mack

A Military Working Dog Plays With Staff Sgt. Stephanie Pecovsky

Dogs Are Being Trained For Special Operations In Turkey, Nevsehir

Luca, A Military Working Dog With 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team

Rangers From Headquarters And Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, And A Multi-Purpose Canine Pause During A Nighttime Combat Mission In Afghanistan

Sgt. John Barton Pets His Platoon’s Pet Dog Ray-Ray

In Afghanistan A Helicopter Transports An Ied-Detecting Belgian Malinois Named Oopey, Sitting Next To His Handler

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Cody Whitis A Military Working Dog Handler And His Dog Gracie Rest At Forward Operating Base Geronimo Afghanistan

U.S. Army Sgt. Bethzabe Delgado, Right, Prepares A Dog To Receive An Iv During A Subject Matter Expert Exchange For Military And Police Dog Handlers In Tumaco, Colombia

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jessie Johnson, 3rd Infantry Division Military Working Dog Handler, Practices Placement Training With Her Dog, Chrach

U.S. Air Force Working Dog

A U.S. Navy Seal Military Working Dog While On A Training Exercise

Bassie Practices Rappelling From A Roof And Leaping Through A Window To Confront An Enemy, Reducing The Risk To The Men Who Follow

Erica Mcrell, 7th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Trainer, With Her Colleague

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl Tyler Hoffman And His Military Working Dog, Khaki, Perform A Routine Security Halt In A Field During A Patrol In Marjah, Afghanistan


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