Military K9 honored by deputies

These deputies helped honor a K9 military hero

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A K9 military working dog, who recently lost his battle with cancer, was laid to rest with the help of deputies in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. “Febe,” a retired Military Working Dog (MWD), was laid to rest at the Heavenly Acres for Pets – Pet Cemetery, in Elm Grove on Friday. Deputies with the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office escorted the military hero to his final resting place.

The 11-year-old German shepherd had retired from his duties on September 11, 2015. The working K9 served at Camp Victory in Baghdad with his handler, Tech. Sgt. Tommy Hollis, a Bomb Explosive Detector for the 2nd Security Forces at Barksdale Air Force Base.

“It was a privilege and a great honor to participate and lead this funeral processional for this war hero,” said Bossier Sheriff’s Deputy Jesse Bearden.

(Photos by Dep. Jesse Bearden, Bossier Sheriff’s Office, and from the MWD FEBE Facebook page)

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5 replies
  1. Adrienne says:

    Thanks for your service Febe and glad you were able to retire and enjoy it for 2 years. Thanks too to the officers for honoring this dog.

  2. Barkley's Mom says:

    Thank you for honoring brave MWD, Febe. It’s so nice that these dogs that have served in the military and have worked to help keep our country and soldiers safe are shown the honor and respect they deserve. Rest in peace MWD Febe, I know you will be missed, thank you for your service.


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