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“Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.”

Retiring from 11 Years of Service

Famous Dogs of War

Rags was a Cairn Terrier mix who served as the mascot of the 1st Infantry Division during World War I. He “joined up” in 1917 in France and held his title until his death in 1931. Rags was recruited by Private James Donovan, who found himself AWOL after overstaying his leave in Montremere.

This Girl

Shared on May 12, 2016

I wish we could have armies of pups like you.
  • What I think Rags would want people to know:
    That he was just one of the dudes.
  • Bow
    Hello.
  • Wow
    You betcha.
  • Brown Cow
    Only in France.
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Brandi Pitman

Shared on May 12, 2016

Thanks, Rags for paving the way for dogs in the service. My dog, Sargent Stubby, was the Pit Bull hero of World War I. He enlisted in the most unlikely of circumstances, wandering onto Yale University Field (which was being used at the time for military training) as a stray.
  • What I think Rags would want people to know:
    Your service was first of it's kind. And we appreciate your efforts.
  • Bow
    Ruff!
  • Wow
    Cow!
  • Brown Cow
    Moo.
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i heart memory collect

Shared on May 12, 2016

  • What I think Rags would want people to know:
    Bow. Wow. Brown Cow.
  • Bow
    Woof!
  • Wow
    Tweet!
  • Brown Cow
    Meow!
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