The Military Dog And His Purple Heart

Dec 25, 2015 - Jan 12, 2017 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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The photo of this injured military doc Rocky with his Purple Heart is so heart warming as it has gone viral, and his handler, Specialist Andrew Brown, narrated to ABC News the story behind their bond. For two years, Brown and Rocky had been partners, left Fort Hood for Afghanistan last October. Right after two month, they were scanning for a compound when they have been both injured by shrapnel from an improvised explosive device. They have been flown collectively to Kandahar, Afghanistan right after the explosion, exactly where Brown and Rocky were awarded Purple Hearts, as Brown narrated from Walter Reed hospital in Washington DC. Brown becoming a husband and a father of two credits the dog Rocky for their work. 

The dog, Rocky was deemed an American soldier, explained Brown, adding that a dog’s rank is one above the handler’s. He further stated that the dog does everything, and he is truly just a guy using a leash and brings Rocky to the area and let him do his issue. When he responds, Brown would have to translate that and let them know that his dog got a response there. He know how Rocky works, and he is extremely familiar with his behavioral alterations he further stated. As Brown recovers and prepares for far more surgeries within the DC, he's holding onto both their Purple Hearts. Meanwhile, Rocky is thousands of miles away in Germany exactly where he would undergo a lot more surgery. Brown hopes to reunite with his partner soon as he's extremely confident that Rocky has higher spirits like he do. And further assures that dogs are just resilient at that. With this story acquiring so much attention and popularity more than the world wide web and social media sites, it once more clearly shows that dogs indeed are man’s most effective friend and now partner at the same time.

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