Photos of soldier and his service dog recovering from IED blast go viral

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WASHINGTON D.C. (December 13, 2015) – Pictures of a soldier and his military service dog recovering at a hospital are going viral.

According to the 89th Military Police Brigade, SPC Brown and his dog Rocky were injured from an IED blast earlier this week while searching a structure in support of ongoing operations in Afghanistan.

They were transported to Walter Reed Medical Center and they’re staying in the same rooms as they receive treatment for their injuries.

The 89th Military Police Brigade wrote, “Please remember them, as well as all our Soldiers deployed around the world, during the holiday season. Proven in Battle!”

The pictures have been shared over 125,000 times on Facebook.