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USPS honors military dogs with new stamps

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The much-anticipated postage stamp collection which honors U.S. military dogs was just released.

“The U.S. Postal Service honors the nation’s brave and loyal military working dogs,” officials announced online. “Each of the four stamps features a stylized geometric digital illustration of one of four of the canine breeds – German shepherd, Labrador retriever, Belgian Malinois, and Dutch shepherd – that commonly serve in America’s armed forces.”

According to CNN, dogs have served in the U.S. military since World War I, and an estimated 2,300 military working dogs serve on U.S. bases worldwide.

“The dogs perform dangerous tasks alongside servicemembers, often using their noses and convenient sizes for searches and rescues,” CNN wrote.

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Click here to order the new stamps.

 

Amanda Cutshall
Amanda Cutshall is the managing editor of eExtra News. She has been in the news business since graduating university four years ago, originally starting at The Paris News and eventually moving over to eExtra News to reach a larger readership...