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Old 09-08-2008, 12:20 PM   #1
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The K9 above is Brutus, a military K9 at McChord. He's huge - part Boxer and part British Bull Mastiff and tops the scales at 200 lbs. His handler took the picture. Brutus is running toward me because he knows I have some Milk Bone treats, so he's slobbering away! I had to duck around a tree just before he got to me in case he couldn't stop, but he did. Brutus won the Congressional Medal of Honor last year from his tour in Iraq . His handler and four other soldiers were taken hostage by insurgents. Brutus and his handler communicate by sign language and he gave Brutus the signal that meant 'go away but come back and find me'. The Iraqis paid no attention to Brutus. He came back later and quietly tore the throat out of one guard at one door and another guard at another door. He then jumped against one of the doors repeatedly (the guys were being held in an old warehouse) until it opened. He went in and untied his handler and they all escaped. He's the first K9 to receive this honor. If he knows you're ok, he's a big old lug and wants to sit in your lap. Enjoys the company of cats.

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Sorry shep, this has been all over the internet. As much as we all love to hear about hero dogs, this one's a hoax.

http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/b/brutus.htm
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Is that right Carol. Who makes these up? I just got it and from a decent person I believed, I will write back to her. Would sure been nice if is was true like I thought. I guess I should block most my emailers getting this stuff. Thanks for the heads up. Sorry I posted it then. All will know then it is not true, guess I am very gullable? lol.
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Is that right Carol. Who makes these up? I just got it and from a decent person I believed, I will write back to her. Would sure been nice if is was true like I thought. I guess I should block most my emailers getting this stuff. Thanks for the heads up. Sorry I posted it then. All will know then it is not true, guess I am very gullable? lol.
Don't feel bad Pat! The first time I saw it I believed it was true too!
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Sorry shep, this has been all over the internet. As much as we all love to hear about hero dogs, this one's a hoax.

http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/b/brutus.htm
Great pic, anyway.
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I agree I wouldn't want to run into him in a dark alley.
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