There is a delightful animated movie released this month about a war dog of World War I. Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is a true story of a stray dog who became the official mascot of the 102nd Infantry Regiment, 26th Division. 687 more words
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The history of dogs in war is as old as history itself. The dogs of King Alyattes of Lydia killed many of his Cimmerian adversaries and routed the rest around 600BC, permanently driving the invader from Asia Minor in the earliest known use of war dogs in battle. 1,036 more words
Hollywood is right: we inhabit a sick nation. One irrefutable proof of this is the non-stop claptrap churned out by Hollywood.
I don’t write movie reviews—and I did not, in any case, make it halfway through this sixth-grade collision of a camera with a boilerplate script. 552 more words
Due to some issues with conflicts of interest, most military purchase contracts have become available publicly to be bid on by anyone. Now, many of these are multi-hundred-million or even multi-billion dollar contracts, so regardless of being available publicly, they still end up going to the big dogs. 386 more words
They make this job look easy. But make no mistake, without extensive and continuous training, the Army wouldn’t have any military working dogs.
Many consider the dog-handler profession to be an art form as there are so many nuances that the human must be able to interpret. 3,860 more words