Warrior Pups

True Stories of America's K9 Heroes

Book Description

Portraits of love and courage

  • An inside look at America’s military working dog program
  • Heartwarming profiles of people who train these heroic dogs
  • Beautifully designed with more than 75 color photographs

Warrior Pups is an illustrated tribute to the dedicated people at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base who transform wriggly little puppies into heroic military working dogs that fight the global war on terror. The book takes readers behind the scenes into the Defense Department’s Puppy Breeding maternity suite where the pups are born and the loving foster homes where they are raised. In addition, the reader is introduced to the exceptional dog trainers and handlers from all branches of the military who are deeply committed to making the US Military Working Dog Program the best of its kind.

About Kamen, Jeff

Jeff Kamen is the co-author of Final Warning: Averting Disaster in the New Age of Terrorism. His New York Daily News Magazine cover story, “Facing the Terrorists,” provided readers with access to the NYPD’s storied Bomb Squad. His documentaries on law enforcement, race relations, politics, and religion have been featured on WNET/13. Kamen has reported for NPR, NBC News, CBS Radio, and WPIX-TV and has written for the American Journalism Review and Penthouse on issues ranging from the role of the media in the Waco, Texas Branch Davidian Tragedy, to racism in the press. He lives in Virginia.