Retirement ceremony held for Coast Guard K-9

Tommy recognized for his accomplishments during his 9-year military career

Tommy receives applause during his retirement ceremony (Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto)

ST. MARYS, Ga. - A chief explosive detection K-9 stationed at Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Kings Bay received a round of applause during his retirement ceremony Thursday in St. Marys, Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Tommy was recognized for his many accomplishments during his 9-year military career.

During the ceremony, Lt. Cmdr. Scot Druckrey, commanding officer of the MSST Kings Bay, pinned a Coast Guard Commendation Medal on Tommy's collar. 

Tommy went on 24 deployments during his service in the Coast Guard. 

Thank you for your many years of service, Tommy!

Lt. Cmdr. Scot Druckrey pins a Coast Guard Commendation Medal (Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto)

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