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Military Dogs Play Roles in Iraq and Afghanistan

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But the grand tradition continues in Iraq and Afghanistan. Tags: afghanistan military military force iraq dogs. The most famous example of military dogs is the Vietnam dogs who faithfully served American soldiers and then were abandoned to unknown fates after we left the country. I don't like it.

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Your Tax Dollars at Work Building Iraqi Feedlots

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A recently established international partnership will focus on developing a “strong and viable beef and lamb feedlot industry” for Iraq, according to project participants. and Iraqi governmental agencies, universities and agribusiness groups and individuals will bring new private-sector economic opportunities to Iraq, they said.

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More Birds Than Bullets: a book review

10,000 Birds

What he calls “extreme birding” is part of his unique fun, as well – by that he means looking for lifers or other interesting birds while involved in such things as a firefight with the Taliban in Helmand Province in Afghanistan.

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'Looking for a flamingo?': bird trafficking in Iraq – photo essay | Environment

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Military Dogs Experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Here is a profile of one such dog who served in Iraq. I had read about military dogs who, after serving in a war zone, actually experienced post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Dogs Greet Soldier Returning from Iraq

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This one is making the rounds. Happy Friday. Happy Dogs!

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Potpourri of Amazing Bird Science

10,000 Birds

So, here we go… Fighting in Iraq has been affecting starlings. But in Iraq, and more exactly, Kurdistan and Iraqi Kurdistan, they are supposed to be there (and are regularly hunted and eaten) and the fighting is not supposed to be there.

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