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Thomas E. Ricks' daily take on national security.

War dog of the week: The book

If enough of you buy her book, maybe we can get Rebecca to start writing the weekly dog column again… Editor’s note: Rebecca is off tending to war-dog book business this week, but sends this post card as a thanks to Tom for plugging the book… and her speedy return to this blog. Above: U.S. Air ...

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock

If enough of you buy her book, maybe we can get Rebecca to start writing the weekly dog column again...

Editor's note: Rebecca is off tending to war-dog book business this week, but sends this post card as a thanks to Tom for plugging the book... and her speedy return to this blog.

Above:
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Bush, a MWD handler, gets a big kiss from Xarius on June 3, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Bush is deployed from the 28th Security Forces Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  

If enough of you buy her book, maybe we can get Rebecca to start writing the weekly dog column again…

Editor’s note: Rebecca is off tending to war-dog book business this week, but sends this post card as a thanks to Tom for plugging the book… and her speedy return to this blog.

Above:
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Bush, a MWD handler, gets a big kiss from Xarius on June 3, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Bush is deployed from the 28th Security Forces Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  

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 ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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