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Trident K9 Warriors : my tale from the training ground to the battlefield with elite Navy SEAL canines / Mike Ritland ; with Gary Brozek.

By: Ritland, Mike [author.].
Contributor(s): Brozek, Gary [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014Edition: First St. Martin's Griffin edition.Description: 1 online resource (viii, 275 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781250024985; 1250024986.Subject(s): United States. Navy. SEALs | Dogs -- War use -- United States | Dogs -- War use -- Iraq | Dogs -- War use -- Afghanistan | Iraq War, 2003-2011 | Afghan War, 2001- | Afghan War (2001-) | Training | United States. Navy. SEALs | Afghan War (2001-) | Iraq War (2003-2011) | Dogs -- War use | Afghanistan | Iraq | United States | 2003 - 2011Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trident K9 Warriors.DDC classification: 956.7044345 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Image Summary: As Seen on "60 Minutes"! As a Navy SEAL during a combat deployment in Iraq, Mike Ritland saw a military working dog in action and instantly knew he'd found his true calling. Ritland startedhis owncompany trainingand supplying dogs for the SEAL teams, U.S. Government, and Department of Defense. He knew that fewer than 1 percent of all working dogs had what it takes to contribute to the success of our nation's elite combat units, and began searching the globe for animals who fit this specific profile.These specialized canines had topassrigorous selection tests before their serious training could begin.The results were a revelation: highly trained working dogs capable of handling both detection and apprehension work in the most extreme environments and the tensest of battlefield conditions. Though fiercely aggressive and athletic, these dogs develop a close bond with the handlers they work side by side with and the other team members. Truly integrating themselves into their units, these K9 warriors are much like their human counterparts--unwavering in their devotion to duty, strong enough and tough enough to take it to the enemy through pain, injury, or fear.For the first time ever, Trident K9 Warriors
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As Seen on "60 Minutes"! As a Navy SEAL during a combat deployment in Iraq, Mike Ritland saw a military working dog in action and instantly knew he'd found his true calling. Ritland startedhis owncompany trainingand supplying dogs for the SEAL teams, U.S. Government, and Department of Defense. He knew that fewer than 1 percent of all working dogs had what it takes to contribute to the success of our nation's elite combat units, and began searching the globe for animals who fit this specific profile.These specialized canines had topassrigorous selection tests before their serious training could begin.The results were a revelation: highly trained working dogs capable of handling both detection and apprehension work in the most extreme environments and the tensest of battlefield conditions. Though fiercely aggressive and athletic, these dogs develop a close bond with the handlers they work side by side with and the other team members. Truly integrating themselves into their units, these K9 warriors are much like their human counterparts--unwavering in their devotion to duty, strong enough and tough enough to take it to the enemy through pain, injury, or fear.For the first time ever, Trident K9 Warriors

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