MIGHTY GOOD DOG
Are we coming or going in Afghanistan? Is Iraq on the mend? As pundits and politicians bloviate upon such questions, we offer an untrammeled Inside the Beltway military appreciation moment. It’s evidence that no matter what is happening, well, inside the Beltway, the U.S. military continues to do the heavy lifting. Dog included. Consider this high-flying historic parachute moment — a recent tandem airborne jump from 12,500 feet above Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., by U.S. Army Sgt. Chris Lalonde; his military working dog, Sgt. Maj. Fasco; and civilian jumpmaster Kirby Rodriguez. The three-way jump from that altitude was a first.
Yes, this fabulous German shepherd jumped out of a CH-