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First National Military Dog Monument Unveiled This Week (Video)

The U.S. military dedicated this week the first-ever national monument that honors the contributions of military working dogs and their handlers.

The U.S. Working Dog Teams National Monument is located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. The base is home to the 341st Training Squadron, where every military working dog team has been trained for every branch of the military since 1958.

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Military Dog POW Fed Diet Of Kebab, Say Taliban Captors (Video)

A military working dog apparently is in good health and being fed a diet of kebab, according to statement released by the dog's captors — the Taliban, according to Stars and Stripes.

The Taliban captured the Belgian Malinois on Dec. 23, 2013. The Sunday Times reports the dog was nabbed during a British special forces raid that went awry when the Taliban was supposedly tipped off beforehand:

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Marine Family Grieves Over Death Of Retired Military Dog (Video)

Chaak was a military working dog who spent 11 years in the Marine Corps.

According to the Yuma Sun, Chaak performed heroically during his service, sniffing out 20 improvised explosive devices and saving the lives of the Marines who could have been injured by those IEDs.

Sgt. Daniel Cornier was Chaak's handler. He adopted the Belgian Malinois when the Chaak retired at Camp Pendleton in 2011.

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