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KIA, 25 Sep 2007
USAF MWD ARRAS
MWD Explosives Detector, 78th Security Forces Squadron
(Handler USAF SSgt Marcus Reeves, injured but recovering)
Information courtesy of Robbins AFB

xMWD ARRAS, KIA, 25 Sep 2007. Electrocuted in the line of duty while performing a search mission with Army Personnel (Iraq)

MWD ARRAS, U.S. Air Force Explosive Detection Dog, a 5- year-old Dutch Shepherd, was killed in action while on patrol in Iraq on September 25, 2007. Arras and his handler Staff Sergeant Marcus Reaves from Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, were conducting a building search for weapons and explosives at Sather Air Base, Iraq. Arras touched a location that was electrified by power cables killing him instantly. SSgt Reaves sustained minor injuries and returned to duty.

MWD Arras, a 5-year-old Dutch sheppard explosives detector and patrol dog in the 78th SFS, was assigned to the 447th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron and Joint Operations, Sather Air Base, Iraq.

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