On this Memorial Day we remember those who served in the armed forces and didn't make it back. This includes the four-legged services members who made the sacrifice with their lives too. Military dogs who are killed in action are very brave and selfless as they protect our troops. Military Working Dogs (MWD'S) are heroes in uniform that rarely get media attention. They are trained to sniff out bombs and drugs , along with tracking people and attacking individuals if necessary. There are about 2500 four legged friends serving in the military at this time.
Many years ago, military dogs were classified as military equipment. Many felt this was wrong. Military dogs are now given military ranks. The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2013 was signed into law allowing retired military dogs to be transfer to specific locations for adoption. Thinking about adopting a retired military dog. Here are a few questions you should ask yourself?