Monthly Archives: July 2016

Four U.S. Military Dogs Receive Nation’s Top Honors

A Czech German Shepherd who sniffed out improvised explosive devices while also coming under and surviving enemy fire in Afghanistan; an athletic black Labrador retriever who served four combat tours in Afghanistan where he detected explosives and provided emotional support … Continue reading

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For Some Families Starting Out, Four Wings Are Better Than Two

By Qin Sun Stubis (originally published in The Santa Monica Star) I was fighting to take down a fiercely stubborn vine in my backyard when I discovered a gentle surprise underneath it: A nest nestled among some azalea branches. In … Continue reading

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