At first I was like LOL, then I was like 0.o
The Army is partnering with the other uniformed services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to find and treat servicemembers and civilians who were bitten by stray dogs and animals while deployed, according to a command news release.
Source – Stars & Stripes
The article says that the soldier who recently died from rabies, was the first death since 1967. I don’t mean to be cold, but isn’t there anything else besides enemy fire that has taken more than one life in 44 years? *shrug* As long as it’s not costing a mint, I don’t see the harm in slapping some of those posters up on bases and maybe shoehorning in a “Hey guys, remember don’t touch stray dogs, cats, etc…” in the next brief.
You guys that have served would know better than me. Do seemingly pointless things like this come down the pipeline every so often?