Injured soldier and service dog recover in same hospital room

FORT HOOD, Texas (WCMH) — A soldier and his service dog got to recover in the same hospital room after suffering injuries in Afghanistan.

SPC Brown and his dog Rocky were searching a structure in early December when and IED detonated, injuring the two.

Brown was released from the hospital, and met his family at Walter Reed on Friday. Rocky is expected to return to Fort Hood soon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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