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Air Force holds Ohio memorial for military dog

A memorial service in southwest Ohio honored an Air Force dog that died earlier this month after a military career, which included serving in the Iraq War and helping federal authorities with more than 500 arrests.

The service with military honors was held for Nisan (NEE’-sun) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where the 10-year-old German Shepherd had been assigned since 2003.

Nisan worked with the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agencies and was credited with helping track down about 20 pounds of narcotics.

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  1. I wish I had known about this as I would have attended since I live in Cincinnati. I have had GSDs for 30 years and now do GSD rescue. The GSD is the best dog ever. Thank you for having such a tribute to this boy.