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Archive: December, 2016
  • December

    Former Soldier’s service dog offers sign of hope, compassion

    A native of Mountain Pine, Arkansas, Erik Babb, procurement technician in the Contracting Division, received Matai (mah-TIE’), a Portuguese water dog, at no cost from 832 K9’s Deputy Dogs, a Florida-based nonprofit group. The organization specializes in providing law enforcement agencies across the nation and Europe with trained bloodhounds to assist in searching for missing persons and during other life-saving events.