MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. --
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and the U.S. Postal Service are set to unveil a series of postage stamps to honor military working dogs (MWD) during a ceremony on base, Aug. 30. Each of the new stamps features a stylized geometric digital illustration of one of four of the canine breeds - German shepherd, Labrador retriever, Belgian Malinois and Dutch shepherd - that commonly serve in America's armed forces.
Media are cordially invited to cover the unveiling of four new stamps during a ceremony at the Camp Pendleton MWD kennels at Friday, Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. There will be a demonstration of MWD capabilities as part of the ceremony and dog handlers will be available afterward to conduct one-on-one interviews with participating agencies. Also, the stamp illustrator and graphic designer will be in attendance.
Coordinating Instructions: Organizations interested in covering the event should contact Camp Pendleton Communication Strategy and Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29. Please include the names of personnel attending along with a phone number. Still imagery and B-Roll of the event will be available after Aug. 30 at https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/MCBCPEN-OOC. Attending organizations must enter via the San Luis Rey Gate, please arrive no later than 9:15 a.m. A Communication Strategy and Operations representative will be present and will escort all media personnel onto MCB Camp Pendleton.
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