K-9 war hero retires, honored at Dyess Air Force Base for decade of service

DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Tex. – In a ceremony as traditional as any retirement ceremony for a member of the Air Force, a war hero veteran left the active duty ranks to savor the few remaining years of his life.

Nero, a 12-year-old German shepherd, was honored at Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, after 10 years of service to his country. 

Tech Sgt. Rafael Rhodes, Nero’s handler during his deployment to Afghanistan in 2012, returned to Abilene to participate in his beloved life-saving hero’s retirement and to bring him to his forever home.

Watch: 7th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog, Nero, retirement ceremony.

Source: myfoxzone.com

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