Category: dog

From the source: SP/4 Ron Dillon, B Co, 2nd Bn, 8th Cav, 1st…

From the source:

SP/4 Ron Dillon, B Co, 2nd Bn, 8th Cav, 1st Air Cav Div, shares his turkey dinner in the field with a dog who had wandered in for the occasion. 10 Nov 1967.

Presumably this was an early Thanksgiving meal for a particular unit.

From the source: The 38th Inf Plt Scout Dogs are attached to…

From the source:

The 38th Inf Plt Scout Dogs are attached to the U.S. 25th Inf Div at Cu Chi in the Republic of Vietnam and are used on all types of combat operations, detecting enemy, ambushes, mines, booby and punji traps. The patrol moves down a road and are framed by overhanging bushes.

19 August 1966

Photo by SFC Peter P. Ruplenas

From the source: “Combat tracker dog and its handler LZ Action…

From the source: “Combat tracker dog and its handler LZ Action 1971″

Men of 2nd Bn, 1st Marines with their puppy, named Hard Times,…

Men of 2nd Bn, 1st Marines with their puppy, named Hard Times, circa 1970.

Dog handler of the 1st Infantry Division, circa 1966.

Dog handler of the 1st Infantry Division, circa 1966.

US Army scout dog team, location unknown, circa 1970.

US Army scout dog team, location unknown, circa 1970.

A platoon sergeant of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th…

A platoon sergeant of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment briefing troops in the field, circa 1968.

American soldiers, including a dog handler, crossing a river,…

American soldiers, including a dog handler, crossing a river, date unknown.

A rucksack and CAR-15 sit in front of a resting scout dog.

A rucksack and CAR-15 sit in front of a resting scout dog.

Soldier with a pup

Soldier with a pup