Wednesday Mar 19
FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 20 March 2014
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Baltazar Perez the M-240B fires a machine gun as he participates in marksmanship training on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, June 1, 2013.
Dogs Foiled Terror Attack Against Manas?
A ceremony honoring military dogs; Sheila, who worked at Manas, is on the right.
Retiring Military Dogs Helped Locate Explosives, Deter Terrorist Attacks
Handlers SSgt. Dwight Veon, SSgt. Jesse Galvan, and SSgt. James Cochran sat next to their dogs Blacky, Cita, and Sheila during a retirement ceremony held at Tinker Air Force Base on June 25. At a late-June event at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla., the dogs' handlers ceremoniously "passed the leash" to the canines' new retirement ... (more)