Photos of soldier and dog recovering together go viral

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Photos of Soldier And Dog Recovering Together Go Viral

A military working dog and his handler were recently injured in a bomb blast while serving in Afghanistan.

After that, the duo spent some time recuperating in the same hospital together.

Specialist Andrew Brown and Rocky, his canine counterpart, "suffered from an IED blast while searching a structure in support of ongoing operations in Afghanistan," according to a Facebook post by the 89th Military Police Brigade.

SPC Brown and Rocky are both doing well after being treated for injuries they suffered from an IED blast earlier this...

Posted by 89th Military Police Brigade on Friday, December 11, 2015

In another, Rocky can be seen resting in bed; a muzzle on his mouth; a Purple Heart dangling from his collar.

The image and that post have since gone viral.

One of our Military Working Dogs, Rocky, and his handler were injured this week during operations in Afghanistan. Rocky...

Posted by 89th Military Police Brigade on Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Based out of Fort Hood, Texas, Brown arrived at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. on December 11th where he was greeted by members of his family.

Rocky is likely to return to Fort Hood in a few weeks.

Both Brown and his dog are said to be on the road to recovery.

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