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Retired Army dog up for “hero” award


A retired Sergeant 1st Class stationed at Fort Jackson is up for an award after a successful 170 combat patrols and many years in the service.

Who is this mountain of a man with steel in his heart and ice water in his veins?

He is not a man. His name is Gabe. He’s a 9-year-old K-9, and according to the American Humane Society, he is one of several dogs up for an award in the Hero Dog Contest.


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  1. Have been voting for Gabe ever since story ran on WIS TV web site.

    Best of luck to Gabe !!