Wounded Soldier And Military Dog Reunite After Receiving Purple Hearts

Six months into his deployment to Afghanistan, Spc. Alec Alcoser grabbed his dog's leash and left the barracks. It was a mission day, and Alcoser a...

May 20, 2022
12:16 AM

Six months into his deployment to Afghanistan, Spc. Alec Alcoser grabbed his dog's leash and left the barracks. It was a mission day, and Alcoser and his partner, a German Shepherd named Alex, were reporting to duty. They'd been working together for months and already had a close bond. They slept in the same bed, enjoyed their free time together, and always had each other's backs. On that day their friendship was put to the ultimate test. Rounding a street corner, Alcoser and Alex saw a local Afghan walking toward them.

Adri Sandoval