Soldiers from the Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo K9 dog team and Soldiers from Southern Command Post conducted K9 hoist training..
War Vet Reunites with Afghan Pup
A war veteran is reunited with a dog from Afghanistan. It's hard to put a price tag on love, but 4 thousand dollars reunited Air Force Staff Sgt. Tom Burright and his Afghan puppy Lyla. Moments before an enemy attack, a helmet camera captured the little pup eagerly grabbing beef jerky bits thrown by an American GI. Burright decided to keep her, and she became the bright spot during tough days for him and the team of Green Berets stationed at the base. Not long after, he got news that he was headed back to Texas. As much as he wanted to, he couldn't afford to take Lyla with him. One night he placed a call to the Puppy Rescue Mission and by the next morning got the news that they had raised the money.