Military Dog Who Played Role In Killing ISIS Leader To Go To White House

by Jordyn Pair · Oct 31st, 2019 9:38 am

Last Updated Nov 14th, 2019 at 10:11 am

President Donald Trump tweeted that the military working dog injured in the raid that killed the Islamic State leader will leave the Middle East for a trip to the White House next week.

Trump also declassified the dog’s name — Conan.

The president tweeted a photo of Conan with the caption “American Hero!” along with a comical image, photoshopped by the Daily Wire, showing Trump awarding the dog with a Medal of Honor.

Conan was hurt by exposed electrical wires during the raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi last weekend and has since returned to active duty. He has worked with special operations forces for four years and participatedmilitary dog in around 50 missions, government officials said.

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