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These 18 Affectionate Animals Befriended Soldiers Overseas

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    By Anna Swartz

    Military men and women deployed overseas often fall in love with the furry friends who accompany them, and sometimes they're even able to bring their companions back stateside. These animals all kept our servicemen and women company while they were miles from home. See the companions together, along with captions from those who shared the adorable snaps.

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