Family of fallen marine to adopt his war dog

elaine | February 2, 2011

The family of a fallen Texas Marine is being given the bomb-sniffing dog that rushed to their son’s side after he was shot in Afghanistan.
Military officials say Pfc. Colton Rusk died after being shot in December by Taliban fighters. The 20-year-old was a machine-gunner and the handler to Eli, a black Labrador trained to identify explosives [...]