12 Apr. 2012
Injured U.S. Army dog handler Aaron Yoder and his dog Bart, attached to Alpha troop 4-73 Cavalry Regiment, 4th brigade 82nd Airborne division, are evacuated in a helicopter during a fire exchange with Taliban fighters while on a mission in the Maiwand district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 9, 2012. Picture taken April 9, 2012.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)