Lilo’s note was straightforward: "Hey Rebecca, would you like to adopt DYNGO?"
Best of Best Defense: Number 11 in our list of the most viewed posts of 2015. This post ran originally on September 19, 2014.
This is a gem of postcard find from the Marine Corps Archives — as is it's original caption, titled "Bucking for Sergeant."
Over the last year or so, there have been a lot of wire photos coming in from the front lines of fighting in Ukraine showing muddied and embattled soldiers and volunteer fighters sharing a quiet or comforting moment with a stray dog.
Though we know it is a photo from the Civil War, no other date is assigned to it.
It's hard to say, or even guess, what kind of training exercise these puppies were in the midst of when this photo was taken but they both look very in tune on their handler.
This week marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo and news sites have been flush with pieces about the polarizing figure at the center of this historic event, Napoleon Bonaparte who, two centuries later, still provokes controversy and heated debates.
DoD isn't required to pay for the transport of retired war dogs overseas back to the United States. A new bill would change that.
It is a bit hard to see at first, but these World War I aviators have a little dog with them.
I have heard it read in ceremonies and seen it quoted at the beginning of books. It is branded on t-shirts and emblems, posted on K-9 police and other working dog websites. It is referenced again and again, over and over, familiar to most in the military working dog world.
A intensive search ensued when three-year-old, New Zealand police dog by the name of Thames went missing on May 3.