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1984

October 26, 2015 - 11:10 -- astrickhouser
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The Department of Agriculture (USDA) establishes a detector dog program at Los Angeles International Airport. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) selects beagles as the breed, and the USDA's Detector Dogs become known as the BEAGLE BRIGADE.

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Saturday, December 31, 1983 - 19:00
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This is TROUBLE, a 31 pound, 7 year old member of the APHIS Beagle Brigade stationed at Miami International Airport in 2005.
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From "The Gizmo Tales: Hero Dogs." © 2005 by Jeri Fink and Donna Paltrowitz; Book Web Publishing, Ltd. Baltimore, MD.
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This is TROUBLE, a 31 pound, 7 year old member of the APHIS Beagle Brigade stationed at Miami International Airport in 2005.