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A Partner in Battle and a Furry Companion
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph Tejada, 30th Security Forces Squadron alpha flight sergeant, pours the ashes of his furry companion, Military Working Dog Sam, and holds mementos of his adventurous life on Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Sept. 27, 2021. His ashes were dispersed in the blast tunnel underneath the ULA Atlas V rocket for the Vandenberg’s 2000th launch. (Courtesy photo by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Tejada)

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Photo by: Airman Kadielle Shaw |  VIRIN: 210927-F-XI961-1001.JPG