A former soldier worked with a dog when they were deployed to Afghanistan. They were part of a bomb-sniffing K9 team.
– A former soldier worked with a dog while in Afghanistan.
– The dog and the soldier were together for 18 months.
– The former soldier now wants to adopt the dog.
The army veteran, Joseph Steenbeke, said that he and his wife are now working towards adopting the soldier dog. Steenbeke said that he feels like there is a part of him missing and he feels like the dog will fill that void. Steenbeke suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and he also believes that the doggo will help him feel better. The two have been together for 18 months.
The Steenbeke family were told that the unit that handles the dog said they are happy to hear that they want to adopt the dog. They will contact them again when the soldier dog is already retired.
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