Canine Warrior

Canine Warrior

How A Vietnam Scout Dog Inspired A National Monument

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During his second tour as a US Army infantryman in the Vietnam War, John Burnam became a scout-dog handler. On combat missions, he learned of the dogs amazing ability to find enemy caches of ammunition and supplies, hidden base camps, and concealed tunnel entrances; saving countless lives by enabling American troops to avoid booby traps and ambushes. After retirement from the military, he became passionate about the idea of a national monument to honor them. Thanks to his efforts, the U.S. Military Working Dog Teams National Monument has been built at Lackland Air Force Base, where all of America's military dog teams are trained.--Publisher.
Publisher: Fort Bragg, CA : Lost Coast Press, ©2014
ISBN: 9781935448242
Branch Call Number: 355.424097 BURNAM
Characteristics: x, 385 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm


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