How a Handler and Her Dog Defied Army's Expectations

In the late 1970s, Patricia Mielniczuk struggled to break into the male-dominated world of patrol-dog training in the U.S. Army. Hoping to see her fail, her superiors assigned her a small, unaggressive dog named King, but the pair forged a bond that made them a successful team.

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