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Wounded Joint Base Afghanistan Vet Reunited with Service Dog…Forever

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, – From the moment Staff Sgt. Brian Williams arrived at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to begin his recovery, he had only one request. Carly.

Williams was deployed from the 87th Security Forces Squadron when he suffered serious injuries after an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on a mission April 25, 2012, outside Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan.

The military working dog handler suffered the loss of his left leg above the knee, as well as multiple shrapnel wounds due to the explosion.

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