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IED Detection Dog by MilitaryPhotos IED Detection Dog by MilitaryPhotos
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Evan Frickey, a 21-year-old improvised explosive device detection dog handler with 3rd Platoon, Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and native of Idaho Falls, Idaho, plays with Cookie, an improvised explosive device detection dog, while providing security on the perimeter of the Safar School compound here, March 18. Approximately 40 elders and 150 students met with Afghan National Security Forces and 3/3 Marines during a shura at the newly constructed school to discuss the growth of education in Garmsir district. While there are several small schools in the surrounding area, the school was the first built in Safar by the local government with the aid of coalition forces. Despite requiring some finishing touches, the school is a vast improvement from its predecessor. Photo by Cpl. Reece Lodder
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CreeppingDeath Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
so cuteeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!
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TheFlameSkinAlchemis Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
I salute you! 
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Wacknut Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
I look at this picture and the only words that echo in my mind are "Always Faithful."

Semper Fi Marines
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ShaunMichaelJones Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015   Traditional Artist
Sergeant Snuggles
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thatdirtlady Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Excellent shoot
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ZacharyTC Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I love how the doggy is laying there like, "Rub my belly!" :D
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CreeppingDeath Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
))))
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Rainbowfoxgamer Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Professional General Artist
I love this, My family has a history of serving, so this makes it really cool!
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Armored-Cross187 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Its a beautiful shot. Captures alot of emotion...
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ShadowDancerBrony Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
Agreed.
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SurgeonDrD Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww he's so cute!
Love the military God bless you all!
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davidaleman Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
war dogges! :') sniff! 
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9TinkerBell9 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Student
awwww <3 thats to cute!!
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totalfreak2002 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
This really is a very beautiful shot. The moment is perfect.
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Speedd0g Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
: )
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Tomcat088 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
This is an awesome photo, and a really neat moment that was captured.
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Evon-Adaunt Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww!  I like how this little gem of cuteness can be found in the horrors of war.  I hope our men come home soon.
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paramount99 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015
Cookie looks like he's taking everything in his stride here: Brilliant image! It is the biggest shame of all time and countless generations throught time, Evon-Adaunt, but from the moment those men (bravest of the brave - and don't let me hear anymore football 'stars' (UK) being called heroes, PLEASE!) get home from war, the next despot is lying in wait to kick it all off again. There will never be peace as we would like. Nature dictates this. And now we are having to take a closer look at dear Mr Putin, who is looking to be kicking it all off once again. Damn! Better get stocked up on suntan lotion for this one...
Think we should set Cookie onto Mr Putin, maybe: Go bite his b...s off boy...
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Evon-Adaunt Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
True but we still pray for people like Gandhi and Martin Luther King JR  I think while we always are at wall we always crave peace.  But then again I'm one of those odd people that I can support our troops to no end, granddaddy was in Korea, Uncle was in Vietnam and Cousin was in Iraq, I just don't support the wars.
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KINGRIEVOUS Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Daww
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Nathan-Flynn187 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015
Respect! Love this so much.
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AnthonyC12 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice! When I first read this, I thought the dog was 21. 
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Shadow696 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Well at least you didn't think the dog was an improvised explosive device. XD
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Jurijus Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015
That thing you make fun of actually happened back in the day.
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Shadow696 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Unfortunately I'm not surprised. Some people seem to forget that animals are living creatures just like them.
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AnthonyC12 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Now thats just mean... I'm a dog lover, lol
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RickDunlap2 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
dogs rock!
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mbstylez Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015
nice one!
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Midway2009 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice shot. :D
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gothchica Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015
not many people appreciate the dogs of war! they are heroes like our American soldiers! Salute to all of our American heroes!!
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Insane-Randomness Featured By Owner Edited Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Bell-eh scritch?
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Narkae Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015
Wow ! Love the color of that lower-receiver !
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Mirkprince Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent photo!
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silverlakephotos Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Professional Photographer
Honor to all our Hero's
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Irismightlikepink Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dame I like this picture! >u< It has this sense of mood whiplash in it because Mr. Frickey (lol) is playing with Cookie which conveys happiness but they are both involved with the military and are in military duty, which gives off a serious mood. Quite priceless, this, indeed! I give a fave! :+fav:
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jenyvess Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014
génial ;-) bravo
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PapaG-art Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great photo! Thanks for sharing. Cpl. Evan is from near where I live.
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joshuatree1967 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014
I love this.
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Arte-de-Junqueiro Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent shot - "working buddies" :thumbsup:
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MarvDhanoa Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
I personally love this photo.
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Cylexus Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013
Heroes, all of them.
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