by Mike Joseph
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Public Affairs

10/28/2013 – JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — The first national monument dedicated to U.S. Military Working Dog teams was unveiled in a ceremony here Monday.

The dedication and unveiling ceremony completes a quest to nationally recognize military working dogs and handlers started in 2001 by John Burnam, a Vietnam scout dog handler and author of two books on military working dogs.

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