Military Workings Dogs serve in a whole array of ways, from bomb and drug detection to scout work. MWDs are often deployed and can be huge assets on the battlefield.
Recently, Fritz, a four-and-a-half-year-old Belgian Malinois and Army handler, Sgt. Michael A. Ramirez were both awarded the Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM), with a “C” device while on patrol in Syria. The pair was on patrol when MWD Fritz veered to an area outside their focus. Fritz had single-handedly identified the location of an explosives cache.
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This article was originally published on February 16.