Man’s Best Friend Helps Soldiers in the Battlefield and at Home : Slideshow

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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John Wallace and his youngest son, Chris, take Tommy for a walk.
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The pooch, Tommy, Wallace says is symbolic of the dogs he took care of while in Afghanistan.
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Tommy's brother, Tony, was adopted by an Army solider named Sam, seen here with his son.
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A solider plays with a group of pups during a break in Afghanistan.
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Meredith Festa picks up a cat named Buster and a dog named Zoe in July. They just finished the last leg of their travel from Afghanistan.
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Buster was one of two cats rescued in Afghanistan and sent to the U.S. with help from the Guardians of Rescue.
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Zoe gets out of her crate and gets a lot of attention in the parking lot of the cargo area of JFK airport.
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Zoe goes on a short run to stretch her legs with Guardians of Rescue volunteer Frank Floridia.
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Zoe gets some water and gets use to being out of her crate.
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Zoe is adopted by the father of a solider who adopted Zoe's litter mate, Lucky.


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