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Air Force to airmen: Please stop shooting prairie dogs with blow darts
Lest you get caught by security forces
A sunbathing crocodile shut down the runway at a Florida naval air station
After a while, crocodile!
Bird warfare: Why the Navy’s first aircraft carrier had a dedicated ‘pigeoneer’
Aircraft carrier, meet carrier pigeon
Cargo, the Air Force stowaway cat, finds new home and family in Maine
“I’ve been on hundreds of flights and never had a hitchhiker quite like that."
The Navy is working on bird internet
Communications networks made up of Internet-enabled "biological nodes" like birds and dogs outfitted with wireless technology could function as transient network hubs for military personnel in contested battlefields, according to Navy research
That time the 1st Marine Division brought pigeons to the 2003 invasion of Iraq
When it came to detecting nuclear, biological and chemical agents, Marine Corps planners decided they something more low-tech. Really low-tech.
History of Animals in the Military: from Bears to Bees
Everyone knows about Army and Marine Corps dogs and horses. Military history shows us they will try anything once, with...
The US Postal Service is honoring military working dogs with new ‘forever’ stamp
"Brave and loyal military working dogs are essential members of America's armed forces. Courageous canines have aided U.S. soldiers in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Afghanistan and Iraq wars"
The Air Force had to use a loader to remove a rogue gator from the MacDill flight line
In true Florida fashion, another gator crawled its way into a surprising spots — this time, onto the flight line at MacDill Air Force Base
An F-16 Fighting Falcon fought a hawk and won
Breathe easy, red-blooded Americans: that's no bald eagle.
The Animals of War: The Military Rabbits Of World War I
I’ve never understood rabbits as pets, but clearly, some people enjoy them. But somehow I don’t think this chicken was...
That Time The US Military Tried To Use Bats As Bombers During World War II
Uncle Sam wants you. You already knew that. But for a brief time, he also wanted your favorite flying Austin,...
This Army Veteran Wants To Change How People Think About Service Animals
A siren or alarm can trigger Sandra Ewing’s reflexes, making her believe she is back in Afghanistan. Her instinct is...
The Army’s Guide To Waging War On Horseback Is Brilliant And Ridiculous
Less than a month after the September 11 terror attacks, combat controllers with the Air Force Special Tactics Squadron and...
A Freighter Full Of Sheep Sank A Russian Spy Ship In The Black Sea
A Russian spy ship sank in the Black Sea on Thursday after colliding with a vessel 25 miles off the...
Marine War Horse Honored For Battlefield Bravery In Korean War
On July 27, 2016, a Korean War hero was posthumously awarded for battlefield bravery. The Marine honored by British and...