These deputies helped honor a K9 military hero

A K9 military working dog, who recently lost his battle with cancer, was laid to rest with the help of deputies in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. “Febe,” a retired Military Working Dog (MWD), was laid to rest at the Heavenly Acres for Pets – Pet Cemetery, in Elm Grove on Friday. Deputies with the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office escorted the military hero to his final resting place.

The 11-year-old German shepherd had retired from his duties on September 11, 2015. The working K9 served at Camp Victory in Baghdad with his handler, Tech. Sgt. Tommy Hollis, a Bomb Explosive Detector for the 2nd Security Forces at Barksdale Air Force Base.

“It was a privilege and a great honor to participate and lead this funeral processional for this war hero,” said Bossier Sheriff’s Deputy Jesse Bearden.

(Photos by Dep. Jesse Bearden, Bossier Sheriff’s Office, and from the MWD FEBE Facebook page)

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