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Mar 13, 1942: U.S. Army launches K-9 Corps

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On March 13,1942, the Quartermaster Corps (QMC) of the United States Army began training dogs for the newly established War Dog Program, or "K-9 Corps."

For more information on the establishment of the K-9 Corps, please visit:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-army-launches-k-9-corps

The states who will recognize K9 Veterans Day March 13, 2013:

California

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Illinois

Michigan

New Jeresey

Ohio

Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

Tennessee

Virginia

West Virginia

Wyoming

I would also like to thank the United States War Dogs Association, INC. for all permissions to use their K-9 Wall of Honor.

Ron Aiello, President

Bob Cicero, Vice President

Bucky Grimm, Treasure

Bob Thompson, Secretary

Al Gunderson, Sergeant at Arms

Karen Bakerjian Wimberly, Civilian Liaison Officer

K-9 Wall of Honor

http://www.uswardogs.org/photo-gallery-1/K9-Wall-of-Honor/index.html

 

I strive for accuracy and fairness. But if you see something that doesn't look right, contact me!


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