One Military working dog who faced combat and saved lives finds home in retirement another may be put down by Uncle Sam 

Airmen at Offutt Air Force Base last month gave a retirement send-off — complete with tributes, cake and medals — to Ada and Tex, two military working dogs whose bomb-sniffing noses saved lives during combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.
But the two 10-year-old German shepherds face very different fates.
In retirement, sweet-tempered Ada will live with her last handler, Senior Airman Kathryn Malone of Offutt’s 55th Security Forces Squadron, lying about on a comfy bed and playing with her favorite toy: a purple rubber snowman that squeaks.
But Tex, who is high-strung and has persistent seizures, will likely be killed.
“For me, it’s going to be like losing a best friend,” said Staff Sgt. Matthew Stewart, 31, Tex’s handler and closest companion for more than a year. “He was one of those dogs that you’d know he had your back.”

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