The first dogs entered the U.S. Army on March 13, 1942, shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and America's entry into World War II. The Quartermaster Corps oversaw the program at first and began training animals at a facility in Front Royal, Va. The Marines opened a similar training center at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
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