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Sgt Cooper
Birth: 2004, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 2007, Iraq

Yellow Labrador Retriever, Cooper was a specialized search dog trained to find firearms, ammunition and explosives. Cooper died alongside each other while performing a search patrol in Muhammad Sath, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device. Cooper and Kory Wiens will always be together. Cpl. Wiens and Cooper were the military's first dog team killed in action in either Iraq or Afghanistan. Their cremains were buried together. The last military canine team killed together was during the Vietnam War. As a member of an Army unit, Cooper was rendered proper military funeral honors. 
 
Burial:
Salt Creek Cemetery
Dallas
Polk County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jul 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20480833
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- Amy Wolfe
 Added: Nov. 18, 2014
Veterans Day Blessings 🐾★☆★🐾 Honoring you with a loving tribute for your dedicated service, little Hero.
- sniksnak
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
A K-9 Veterans Day tribute for loyal, determined service alongside your partner. ☆★☆
- dhb
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
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