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After Two and a Half Years Iraqi War Veterans Reunite But with Different Statuses

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - U.S Army veteran Sgt. James Harrington was reunited with his military working dog Ryky Friday.

Ryky is a Belgian Malinois who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense currently does not have a recognized status for working dogs coming home from war. James Harrington hopes to change this.

If you’re interested in finding out about Mission K9 Rescue and the possible benefits of veteran statuses for military dogs click HERE.