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January 5, 2012 in City
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Staff Sgt. Gerald Martinez, left, one of Lucky’s handlers, salutes the military working dog’s photo during a memorial service Thursday at Fairchild Air Force Base. Lucky, a two-time cancer survivor and a veteran of multiple tours in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan, died Sept. 30, 2011.

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Lucky, a Fairchild Air Force Base miltary working dog, passed away Sept. 30, 2011. A memorial service to commemorate the life of Lucky who was assigned to the 92nd Security Forces Squadron, was held on base Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.

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In this Jan. 14, 2011, photo, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chris Fall prepared to take military dog, Lucky, from Fairchild Air Force Base to be deployed in Kyrgyzstan.