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War dog of the week: Off to Nepal

Here is Phayu, an urban search and rescue dog from Fairfax County, Virginia, heading to Nepal with her assistant, Jennifer Massey.

Nepal earthquake relief effort gets needed supplies from US Air Force
Jennifer Massey, Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue K-9 search specialist, Fairfax, Va., and her K-9, Phayu, board a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Del., April 26, 2015. Massey and Phayu are part of a 69-person search and rescue team deploying to Nepal to assist in rescue operations after the country was struck by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class William Johnson)

 

Here is Phayu, an urban search and rescue dog from Fairfax County, Virginia, heading to Nepal with her assistant, Jennifer Massey. Best Defense wishes them well in carrying out their difficult work.

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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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