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(StatePoint) When people hear there might be a bomb nearby, most will try to get as far away as fast as possible. U.S. Army Specialist Brandon Sanford and his bomb-sniffing dog Rexo, however, were not as lucky.

Sanford and Rexo were part of the Army's bomb detection unit, tasked with finding life-threatening explosive devices. "I was nervous on the first patrol missions since our duty was to find explosives designed to kill American soldiers," said Sanford.

When a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in 2008, Sanford suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), among other wounds. Because of...



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