Best Defense

Tough looking dog

I wouldn’t mess with “Jerry.”



I wouldn’t mess with “Jerry.” He reminds me of the wolf in “Little Red Riding Hood”: Big eyes, big ears, big MOUTH.

Photo credit: Department of Defense 

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at

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