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In this Aug. 2, 2012 publicity photo provided by Natural Balance, war handler veteran, author and designer, John Burnam, left, and veteran portrait sculptor, Paula Slater, stand with the silicon bronze 9.5-feet tall military dog handler that is part of the U.S. Working Dogs Teams National Monument shown in the Sculptor's Studio in Hidden Valley Lake, in Calif. (AP Photo/Natural Balance)

National monument honors military dogs

The first national monument to pay tribute to military dogs will be

unveiled in California in just two months. The U.S. Working Dog Teams

National Monument will honor every dog that has served in combat since

World War II. (Oct. 30)