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KIA, 6 July 2007

Muhammad Sath, Iraq

US ARMY MWD COOPER
94th Mine Dog Det, 5th Engineer Bn, 1st Engineer Brigade
(Handler Army Cpl. Kory D. Wiens)

MWD COOPER, a labrador retriever, and his partner, US Army Cpl. Kory D. Wiens, 20.
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/

1. Army MWD Cooper, KIA 6 July 2007. 94th Mine Dog Det, 5th Engineer Bn, 1st Engineer Brigade. 2. Army MWD Cooper, KIA 6 July 2007. 94th Mine Dog Det, 5th Engineer Bn, 1st Engineer Brigade. 3. Army MWD Cooper, KIA 6 July 2007. 94th Mine Dog Det, 5th Engineer Bn, 1st Engineer Brigade.
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