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Military Dog Honored For Heroics In Afghanistan

A Belgian Malinois was recognized by an Air Force unit recently for her heroics in Afghanistan, becoming the first canine to receive an honor from the 341st Training Squadron.

The 341st is the organization that trains dogs for the military, and the fact that Layka is the first to be honored speaks to the magnitude of the award.


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  1. Bravo Layka! Glad the 341st gave her some recognition and we now need to change the MWD laws so they can all be recognized and treated better.
    Not to steal her thunder…she’s a brave and beautiful girl…love her heart! Hooray, she’s home and happy with her handler.