Double-Amputee Solider Skydives with His War Dog

By Sam Biddle on at

I was ready to face the possibility that the war dog well ran dry — no further awesomeness of fur and daring could be extracted. I was wrong. This prosthetic-legged warrior jumped out of a plane, war dog in tow.

The soldier in question wrote in to DefenseTech with his small story:

"I am still rocking! For those who haven't heard, I was blown up, with my MWD, Axe, Feb 17th of this year. I lost both of my feet, and was back to work in July. …"

And out the plane he goes, combat-vested canine strapped to his chest. The next step will be a war dog singlehandedly saving the Large Hadron Collider from self-destruction. [DefenseTech]