A coalition force member helps maintains security during a security operation in Nahr-e-Saraj district, Helmand province, Afghanistan. The commandos, combat advised by coalition force members, conducted the operation to disrupt insurgent activity to enable conditions for improved security, governance, and development in the area.
Also good for the kids. They encourage having slow readers read to the family pets. A dog will listen to a kid read a whole book one damn sssyl-la——-ble at a time, and it will never get frustrated, or correct their pronunciation, or start playing Angry Bird because it can’t stand listening to the slowness any more. The dog will look at the kid approvingly, because, human. Human is talking. Human is interacting.