At the White House Monday, President Trump and Vice President Pence, joined by First Lady Melania, honored Conan, the military service dog wounded in the October 26 U.S. raid in Syria that resulted in the suicide bomb death of cornered ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as Conan closed in on him in a dead-end tunnel. Trump said Conan was given a certificate and a plaque. Conan’s breed is Belgian Malinois.
For security reasons, Trump and Pence met privately at the White House with Special Forces soldiers involved the the raid.
Donald Trump introduces Conan, the military dog wounded in Baghdadi raid pic.twitter.com/JWs7nsDXlj
— Jérôme Cartillier (@jcartillier) November 25, 2019
Video via ABC News posted to Twitter in two parts:
— ABC News (@ABC) November 25, 2019
NEW: President Trump honors Conan, the hero dog injured in the raid that led to the death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi: "Conan did a fantastic job and we're very honored to have Conan here and to have given Conan a certificate and an award." https://t.co/Bqol3VEWS1 pic.twitter.com/0ZcImnpZIS
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) November 25, 2019
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