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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse05 Dec 2018 9:05 p.m. PST

….soldiers in a fierce fight in Afghanistan.

"A military working dog was killed in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan last week, and his actions in his final moments saved the lives of several US soldiers.


Maiko, a multi-purpose canine (MPC) assigned to Army 75th Ranger Regiment's 2nd Battalion, was killed during a raid on Al Qaeda militants in Nimruz Province. Sgt. Leandro Jasso, who was assigned to the same unit, was also killed during this engagement….."
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shirleys painting06 Dec 2018 8:43 a.m. PST

My husband, John, served in Kunar Province, with the 1-508th.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 1:34 p.m. PST

This is another case of an immigrant entering military service and making the ultimate sacrifice for his adopted country. Dankjewel, Maiko.

Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2018 10:22 a.m. PST

Canines are well noted for their loyalty to their "pack", but they are not immigrants- they don't have dog nations.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse08 Dec 2018 10:46 a.m. PST

That is not a good comparison my friend….


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