By Rebecca Frankel Best
Defense Chief Canine Correspondent
Can you spot the war dog...?
Navy SEALs demonstrate the Special Patrol Insertion/Extraction rig during a capabilities exercise at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story during the 43rd annual Underwater Demolition Team (UDT)-Sea, Air, and Land (SEAL) East Coast Reunion on July 21 on Virginia Beach, VA. The annual reunion started in 1969 and has expanded into a weekend of events, contests, and a SEAL capabilities exercise."
Rebecca Frankel, on leave from her FP desk, is currently writing a book about military working dogs, to be published by Free Press.
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anthony Harding/Released
Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008.