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Old 13 December 2018, 11:18
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Cool Dog Story

Pretty cool story how a SEAL brought a dog home from A-stan. I loved how he pulled a good story out his ass going through customs.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_c5Jex0bGY
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Old 13 December 2018, 11:34
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Cool story.

On Kosovo deployment of my SF team mates brought back a puppy he rescued. Similiar.
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Old 13 December 2018, 13:12
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That is a great story.

There is no way on earth that I could have thought up an in depth story about a top secret dog program that quick.

Our 12 man group rescued one and had it escorted through channels back to PA for our second in command. He picked up his SFC stripes and a dog.
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Old 13 December 2018, 20:01
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That is a great story.

There is no way on earth that I could have thought up an in depth story about a top secret dog program that quick.

Our 12 man group rescued one and had it escorted through channels back to PA for our second in command. He picked up his SFC stripes and a dog.
Looks like a Kangel?
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Old 13 December 2018, 20:57
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Great story. Lots of ingenuity involved with the paperwork. LOL.
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Old 13 December 2018, 21:24
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I was digging the dogs pulling the ATV.

His dogs took off like a undisciplined herd. Once they settled down, they were pulling as a team.
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Old 13 December 2018, 21:32
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I was digging the dogs pulling the ATV.

His dogs took off like a undisciplined herd. Once they settled down, they were pulling as a team.
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Old 13 December 2018, 22:10
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That is a great story.

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I was digging the dogs pulling the ATV.
There is a great book called Winterdance by Gary Paulsen, basically about a Minnesota trapper who decides he wants to run the Iditarod back in the '70s. At one point early on he hooks up his entire 12 dog team to essentially a shopping cart to do some summer training. He doesn't even make it out of the yard before he is getting dragged sideways, matches in his pocket igniting and his wife laughing her ass off as he departs the area at high speed. He finally comes loose, finds them like five miles down the road wrapped around a stop sign or something, and finds out later from one of his musher friends that with that many dogs he should have had them hooked to his pickup.

Sounds far fetched, but years ago I ran a sled just for fun up here with three of Alaska's finest couch huskies. Once they get in the zone you better be ready to go or even three spoiled lap dogs will yank you right out of your socks.

Sorry for the derail. I like dog stories.
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Old 13 December 2018, 23:21
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That is a great story.



There is a great book called Winterdance by Gary Paulsen, basically about a Minnesota trapper who decides he wants to run the Iditarod back in the '70s. At one point early on he hooks up his entire 12 dog team to essentially a shopping cart to do some summer training. He doesn't even make it out of the yard before he is getting dragged sideways, matches in his pocket igniting and his wife laughing her ass off as he departs the area at high speed. He finally comes loose, finds them like five miles down the road wrapped around a stop sign or something, and finds out later from one of his musher friends that with that many dogs he should have had them hooked to his pickup.

Sounds far fetched, but years ago I ran a sled just for fun up here with three of Alaska's finest couch huskies. Once they get in the zone you better be ready to go or even three spoiled lap dogs will yank you right out of your socks.

Sorry for the derail. I like dog stories.
Thanks for the book recommendation. I just ordered a copy.

Based on my work, I spend a lot of time outside; however I like “being” outside more.

I can tell this book will remind me how to be outside.

Since you started the detail, have you read “Where the Red Fern Grows”? Great story about two dogs and their boy.
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Old 13 December 2018, 23:50
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Since you started the detail, have you read “Where the Red Fern Grows”? Great story about two dogs and their boy.
Required reading in sixth grade i believe. Good one
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Excellent story. Good job Jeff!
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Old 14 December 2018, 02:38
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That is a great story.



There is a great book called Winterdance by Gary Paulsen, basically about a Minnesota trapper who decides he wants to run the Iditarod back in the '70s. At one point early on he hooks up his entire 12 dog team to essentially a shopping cart to do some summer training. He doesn't even make it out of the yard before he is getting dragged sideways, matches in his pocket igniting and his wife laughing her ass off as he departs the area at high speed. He finally comes loose, finds them like five miles down the road wrapped around a stop sign or something, and finds out later from one of his musher friends that with that many dogs he should have had them hooked to his pickup.

Sounds far fetched, but years ago I ran a sled just for fun up here with three of Alaska's finest couch huskies. Once they get in the zone you better be ready to go or even three spoiled lap dogs will yank you right out of your socks.

Sorry for the derail. I like dog stories.
That book had me in tears I was laughing so hard.
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Old 14 December 2018, 08:35
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Did the dog enter America illegally?
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Did the dog enter America illegally?
It was a SEAL that brought the dog in, so I am sure there will be a book or movie out soon going into more details for you.
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Did the dog enter America illegally?
he tells the whole story in the vid. worth watching....
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Old 14 December 2018, 11:47
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Undocumented. Dogs are never illegal.
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Ain't you a .gov worker? You should have time to watch it on the clock.
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Old 14 December 2018, 22:08
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I'm busy burning off all my accumulated vacation time; I'll have to watch it when I get back to work...
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