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Warrior Pups True Stories of America's K9 Heroes

by Jeff Kamen

Warrior Pups True Stories of America's K9 Heroes Synopsis

With more than 100 heartwarming photos, Warrior Pups is an illustrated tribute to the amazing people at the San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base who transform wriggly little puppies into the heroic military working dogs that help fight the global war on terror. Throughout its pages, the reader learns how *these dogs are trained to detect IEDs and terrorist ambushes. *they are nurtured with lots of love and attention from their foster families. *they are honored by the handlers and troops who walk behind them in the combat zone. Warrior Pups tells the story in words and images of these exceptional dogs and the fosters, trainers, and handlers from all branches of the military who are committed to making the US Military Working Dog Program the best of its kind.

Warrior Pups True Stories of America's K9 Heroes Press Reviews

Warrior Pups is an important and a fun read filled with great dogs and interesting people. It takes you places you otherwise cannot go--behind the scenes at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, where America's Military Working Dogs are bred, nurtured and trained. There is a lot of love for the dogs and the brave handlers who must walk behind them into battle. You feel that love in the pages of this book. -- John C. Burnam, author of A Soldier's Best Friend If you love dogs, and in particular, American Military Working Dogs and their heroic Handlers, Warrior Pups is the perfect book ... on how cute puppies become powerful guardians of our troops in the war against terror. --Dennis L. Fritz, Chief Master Sergeant, (USAF-Retired) A visually delightful romp with military dogs, from heart-melting puppyhood to the battlefield, and beyond. -- Maria Goodavage, New York Times bestselling author of Soldier Dogs, Top Dog, and Secret Service Dogs

Book Information

ISBN: 9781493042265
Publication date: 1st November 2019
Author: Jeff Kamen
Publisher: The Lyons Press an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 184 pages
Categories: Military history, History of the Americas, Dogs as pets,

About Jeff Kamen

Award-winning journalist Jeff Kamen is the co-author with Robert Kupperman of Final Warning: Averting Disaster in the New Age of Terrorism. His New York Daily News Magazine cover story, Facing the Terrorists, provided readers with extraordinary access to the NYPD's storied Bomb Squad. His news reporting and documentaries on national security, law enforcement, race relations, and politics have been featured on radio TV and in print for more than forty years. Kamen has reported for NPR, NBC News, ABC and CBS Radio, CBC and Mutual News. Jeff's documentary, Outside the Wire, for the Air Force won the top prize for ...

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