Hero Dog

By Spc. Daniel BearlFebruary 6, 2007

Eddie hops aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, along with Iraqi security forces and Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division.
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The Soldiers arrive and Eddie springs into action. Locating the weapons will result in a doggy treat, and Eddie is salivating over the prospect.
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Bingo! Eddie has scored a find. His trainer, Staff Sgt. Jason L. Robbins, follows closely, directing and rewarding the canine. "I just enjoy being able to work with the dog, get him out here and find the stuff and get it out of here so it can't injure other Soldiers," he said.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Bingo! Eddie has scored a find. His trainer, Staff Sgt. Jason L. Robbins, follows closely, directing and rewarding the canine. "I just enjoy being able to work with the dog, get him out here and find the stuff and get it out of here so it can't injure other Soldiers," he said. (Photo Credit: Spc. Daniel Bearl) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Soldiers destroy the insurgent's training site and weapons cache with explosives.
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The Soldiers depart and Eddie takes a well-earned nap, dreaming of the next mission and the next doggy treat.
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