“He goes everywhere with us,” Sterling said.
On a trip to Kuwait, he flew behind the controls of a C-130.
No one said the platoon couldn’t bring him onto the plane so they packed him into a dog carrier and hoped for the best.
“We pretty much walked him on the back of the C-130 like we owned the place,” Sterling said. “Twenty minutes into the flight the pilots asked if they could see our dog.”
Dagger’s been near gunfire and has been a guard dog since the very first night. He may be cute, but he also has an important task.
“That dog, he’s a morale boost for everyone,” Menkewicz said.
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Tuesday, July 08, 2003
ONE MARINE WHO DOESN'T MIND BEING CALLED DOG-FACED.