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Military working dogs, handlers honored with memorial, competition

A military working dog handler leads his MWD through an agility course during the Cpl. David Sonka Memorial Competition May 3, 2015, at the 460th Security Forces training field on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The weekend’s events were held to honor the life of Sonka, a U.S. Marine Corps MWD handler who was killed in action in Afghanistan May 4, 2013. The weekend’s events included a motorcade to his grave, two memorial services, the reading of the names of all MWD and MWD handlers killed in action during Vietnam and recent years, a BBQ, and concluded with a multi-service dog handling competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phillip Houk/Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Phillip HoukReleased
VIRIN: 150503-F-EG403-474.JPG
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