Retired Army K9 reunited with handler

WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — What would you do if you found out that your family pet actually belonged to someone else? A Whiteville woman adopted a retired Army K9 just three weeks ago, and now she’s giving him up to the man she says is his rightful owner. He may look, and act, like your…

Interview with Ron Aiello: United States War Dogs Association, Inc.

Interview with Ron Aiello: United States War Dogs Association, Inc. 03/10/2014 by: Carlos Cooper.  Corps Justice. Organization: United States War Dogs Association, Inc. Interviewee: Ron Aiello Website: www.uswardogs.org TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOU AND YOUR ORGANIZATION:  I served in the United States Marine Corps from 1964 to 1970. During that time I had the honor…

Battle buddy of a different kind

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – Few bonds are stronger than that of trust. When trust is built upon equal amounts of time and dedication, that relationship is made even more unbreakable, dependable and able to endure when tested. The relationship between tactical explosive detection dogs and their handlers have just such a bond. These brave…

Race To The Sky celebrates, honors “war dogs”

HELENA – Despite The Race To The Sky sled-dog event being over, a fundraiser that the mushers believe in is still going strong. Mushers and volunteers gathered Wednesday night at Exploration Works! to celebrate everyone’s success but the night belonged to 18-year old Jenny Greger, who came in first place in her first 350-mile race.…