Video – Coast Guard retires explosives-search dog

Last week we reported that Hawk, an explosives-search dog assigned to Marine Safety and Security Team San Francisco was being medically retired. Below is the Pentagon Channel report on Hawks retirement at Coast Guard Island in Alameda.

Coast Guard to honor canine hero at retirement ceremony

Alameda,  CA – A retirement ceremony will be held to honor the service of “Hawk”, one of the Coast Guard’s K-9 members. After four years of Coast Guard service with Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco, “Hawk” is being retired due to a spinal defect, which causes him severe pain. The ceremony will be held at Gresham Hall on Coast Guard Island Thursday...