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KIA July 6, 2007
Muhammad Sath, Iraq
US Army Cpl. Kory D. Wiens, 20, and MWD, Cooper
94th Mine Dog Detachment, 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

The first military working dog team killed in action together since the beginning of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Information courtesy of Army News (http://www.armytimes.com/news/2007/07/army_canineteam_070722w/).
Army US Army Cpl. Kory D. Wiens, and MWD Cooper.

US Army Cpl. Kory D. Wiens, 20,
and his Labrador retriever partner, MWD Cooper
KIA 6 July 2007

The first military working dog team killed in action together since the beginning of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were laid to rest together July 18.

Cpl. Kory D. Wiens, 20, of the 94th Mine Dog Detachment, 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and his partner, Cooper, were killed July 6 by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Muhammad Sath, Iraq. They had been in Iraq since January.

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2007/07/army_canineteam_070722w/


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