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Military Working Dog Dingo, a mix between a black Labrador Retriver and a German Shepherd, inspects the inside of a vehicle at Entry Control Point 1 at Al Asad, Iraq, May 29. Dingo is one of several MWDs deployed to Iraq, which carry out missions just like regular service members in the hot desert environment.

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This work, MWD [Image 2 of 8], by Cpl James Hoke, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.29.2006

Date Posted:06.09.2006 13:06

Photo ID:23027


Size:392.68 KB

Location:AL ASAD, IQGlobe

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