A military dog who lost a leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross after serving in more than 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served in the US Marine Corps for six years, protecting the lives of troops by sniffing out munitions.

A military dog who lost a leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross after serving in more than 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lucca, a German shepherd, served in the US Marine Cor

US Marine Corp dog Lucca with her owner Gunnery Sergeant Chris Willingham at the Wellington Barracks in London after receiving the Dickin Medal

Marine Corp dog is awarded the highest honor for animals

Marine Corp dog is awarded the highest honor for animals Let's always remember the soldiers (and dogs) who fight for our country.

I salute you, pup!!

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Our soldiers and their four legged companions - defenders of our land!  Thank you!! - MilitaryAvenue.com

Our soldiers and their four legged companions - defenders of our land! Thank you and God Bless you!

showing all the dignity befitting an American Soldier

German Shepherd Military War standing in formation with fellow Soldiers - HEROES & God Bless you!

A military dog loving and sharing with its handler--they not only serve and protect but love with all their deep hearts....Let's pass laws that bring them all back to furever homes with their handlers or other good families when their service is done.

A military dog loving and sharing with its handler--they not only serve and protect but love with all their deep hearts.Let's pass laws that bring them all back to furever homes with their handlers or other good families when their service is done.

Military dogs can suffer from PTSD. Let's help them and human soldiers.

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That awkward moment when your retired bomb dog alerts on something on your walk.

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Looks like its a girl thats sleeping js - Tap the pin for the most adorable pawtastic fur baby apparel! You'll love the dog clothes and cat clothes!

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