Military Dog Earns Purple Heart Honor

A heartwarming photo of an injured military dog, Rocky, with his Purple Heart is going viral.
1:33 | 12/14/15

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:



Skip to this video now

Now Playing:


Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Military Dog Earns Purple Heart Honor
Jesse, I've been looking forward to this story all morning long. Two mill stair R tear heroes. Take a look at this picture. Two soldiers. Andrew brown and his military dog, rocky. Rocky is recovering after he and specialist brown were injrd in an explosion in Afghanistan. There's rocky with a much-deserved purple heart attacked to his collar. He suffered a broken leg and shrapnel wounds in the explosion. Since this picture was posted, it has more than 98,000 likes already. It's been shared nearly 130,000 times. Rocky and specialist brown were reunited in a hospital in Germany. Brown, now, back home. He's recovering. His dog, rocky, expected to be flying home soon. To ft. Hood. It is a tremendous story. A bond between these two. They're both doing okay. I love how you referred to them as both soldiers. It's true. That's true. There's such a great pond. Anybody that has a dog nose. Between them and their dog. I can only imagine how much more heightened it is when you're in the military like that together. And those military dogs are so smart as well. They've saved a lot of lives. To know that they're doing as well as they are, we just don't do enough stories and letting you know how they're doing. He won a purple heart. How many people can even say that? Incredible. We could get him here one day. That would be great. Love to see him.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"1:33","description":"A heartwarming photo of an injured military dog, Rocky, with his Purple Heart is going viral.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/GMA","id":"35753109","title":"Military Dog Earns Purple Heart Honor","url":"/GMA/video/military-dog-earns-purple-heart-honor-35753109"}