LEGENDARY DOG: Buster, the RAF Dog who Saved 1,000 Lives, Dies

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What a life this dog had.

Buster, a 13-year-old springer spaniel who completed five tours of duty in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Iraq with his owner, has died.

Buster is said to have saved 1,000 lives by sniffing out improvised explosive devices (IEDs) as well as patrolling bases where British soldiers were based, searching vehicles at check points and conducting front-line searches for weapons, ammunitions, and explosives.

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Screen Shot 2015-07-17 at 4.48.26 PMHis work saw him given the honour of official lifetime mascot of the RAF Police.

After Buster retired in 2012, his owner Flight Sergeant Will Barrow turned his experiences with Buster into a best-selling book, as well as visiting schools to talk about the heroic dog’s work.

Read more: itv.com


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