Military Work Dog Eby retires Thursday
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - A military working dog named Eby was retired today. After almost 7 years of service, the 90th Security Forces Squadron honored her service to the military.
“She was my very first dog. She taught me what its like to be a handler. She really eased me into things. In the K-9 world, there’s a kind of dog that we say they are push-button. Eby was definitely a push button dog,” said Senior Airman Nathan Yates F.E. Warren AFB.
Push-button dogs do everything right according to handlers when asked the first time. Not only are they man’s best friends, but they make working with these dogs so much easier.
Eby was also adopted by her handler, Senior Airman Nathan Yates, and will go to her forever home today.
Airmen were in the auditorium to gather and share stories about her accomplishments.
She has worked on secret service missions in Washington D.C. and has done security work locally and on the airbase.
“She is super sweet in general. Everybody loves Eby. She is just a big sweetheart. And I’m so glad shes able to retire and have a... And actually go off with her former handler who knows her the best,” said Maj. Keil Luber, Squadron Commander- 90th Security Forces.
War dogs have been a part of military history for thousands of years. It’s evolved over time, specializing in today’s military working dogs.
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