This story was made to highlight the Medal of Honor ceremony that was held for Master Sergeant Chapman at.
USMC Combat Donkey - Afghanistan
"This is a lightweight, grain fed, gas operated, air cooled, shoulder weapon, capable of carrying 1/2 of what a U.S. Marine can carry. Yes, we are using these to carry gear. This one was packed with school supplies going to a girls school today. But many other times they are loaded with combat gear. Add "donkey wrangler" to the many duties of a United States Marine."