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Koko’s a hard-working bomb dog

You'd be tired too.

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Victor Green, Camp Lemonnier military working dog handler, and his dog, Koko, cool down between detecting improvised explosive devices during a training exercise on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 9, 2017.  CJTF-HOA personnel conduct security force assistance to counter violent extremist organization operations, support aligned regional efforts, and protect U.S. interests in Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Lindsay Cryer)
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Victor Green, Camp Lemonnier military working dog handler, and his dog, Koko, cool down between detecting improvised explosive devices during a training exercise on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 9, 2017. CJTF-HOA personnel conduct security force assistance to counter violent extremist organization operations, support aligned regional efforts, and protect U.S. interests in Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Lindsay Cryer)

 

You’d be tired too.

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 ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. @tomricks1

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