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Bomb-sniffing dog helps Marines stay alive in Afghanistan

“It’s a rare day when a Marine gladly depends on a dogface. But in the Marines’ efforts to remove the threat of roadside bombs buried by insurgents, one of their best weapons is the keen nose of a 3-year-old black Labrador named Ringo. Ringo is credited with finding 10 improvised explosive devices in the last six months while on route-clearance patrol with Combined Anti-Armor Team 2 of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.”

Bomb-sniffing dog helps Marines stay alive in Afghanistan | L.A. Unleashed | Los Angeles Times