This morning, the Today Show introduced the world to Fetch!, a new app to identify your breed of dog. Just for fun, the app also has a feature that uses facial recognition technology to match humans to a dog breed. Of course, just for fun, we decided to upload the faces of America’s most powerful military leaders. Behold, generals and admirals as lovable canines, man’s best friend. The app even offers descriptions of their attributes, which are strikingly accurate.
Retired Army Gen. Stan McChrystal — Brussels Griffon
McChrystal retired from the Army in 2010 after commanding coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Air Force Gen. Mark Welsh — German Shepherd
Welsh currently serves as the Air Force Chief of Staff.
Retired Adm. Bill McRaven — Labrador Retriever
McRaven retired in 2014 as commander of U.S. Special Operations Command. The former Navy SEAL was the on-scene commander of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. He now serves as Chancellor of the University of Texas system.
Retired Marine Gen. James Amos — Miniature Schnauzer
Amos retired as commandant of the Marine Corps in 2014. He was the first aviator to serve in that post.
Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus — Irish Setter
Petraeus resigned as director of the Central Intelligence Agency in 2012 after having previously commanded U.S. Central Command and coalition forces in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Marine Gen. Robert Neller — Boerboel
Neller currently serves as the commandant of the Marine Corps.
Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford — Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Dunford currently serves as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and previously served as commandant of the Marine Corps and commander of coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Retired Army Gen. Martin Dempsey — Chihuahua
Dempsey retired as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 2015.
Retired Marine Gen. John Allen — Bluetick Coonhound
Allen retired in 2015 as the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. Prior to that, he served as the commander of coalition forces in Afghanistan between 2011-2013.
Adm. John Richardson — Golden Retriever
Richardson currently serves as the Chief of Naval Operations.
Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis — Basset Hound
A living legend in the Marine Corps, Mattis retired in 2013 as commander of U.S. Central Command, the unified combatant command responsible for the Middle East, North and East Africa, and Central Asia.
An E-2D Hawkeye assigned to the Bluetails of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121 lands on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Will Hardy)
Nobody can be told what The Matrix is; you have to see it for yourself.
More than two decades after The Matrix showed the world what the future of the sci-fi action flick could look like, Warner Bros. Pictures plans on producing a fourth installment of the groundbreaking epic saga, Variety first reported on Tuesday.
Sailors from Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 1 conduct category III qualifications on the M2A1 heavy machine gun at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. CRS-1 is qualifying for future mobilization requirements. (U.S. Navy/Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Kenji Shiroma)
The Navy is considering giving Ma Deuce a quiet new update.
A competitor performs push-ups during the physical fitness event at the Minnesota Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition on April 4, 2019, at Camp Ripley, Minnesota. (Minnesota National Guard photo by Sgt. Sebastian Nemec)
Despite what you may have heard, the Army has not declared war on mustaches.
The Army W.T.F! Moments Facebook page on Monday posted a memo written by a 3rd Infantry Division company commander telling his soldiers that only the fittest among them will be allowed to sprout facial hair under their warrior nostrils.
"During my tenure at Battle Company, I have noticed a direct correlation between mustaches and a lack of physical fitness," the memo says. "In an effort to increase the physical fitness of Battle Company, mustaches will not be authorized for any soldier earning less than a 300 on the APFT [Army Physical Fitness Test]."