In the news: Memorial Day 2017

Military working dog Astra, June 2009 [Public domain]

We honour our troops and veterans on Memorial Day, Monday 29 May 2017.

The photograph on the left shows Specialist Pamela Gibson and her military working dog, Sergeant Astra.

The US K-9 Corps was created on 13 March 1942 although the use of dogs in warfare goes back to ancient times.

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