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K9 retires from Tucson Border Patrol

By Caleb J. Fernández,


A K9 is enjoying retirement after serving five and a half years with the U.S. Border Patrol Tucson Sector.

Chief Patrol Agent John R. Modlin made the announcement Tuesday evening, wishing the dog a "Happy Retirement." He says the K9's name is Medo.

Chief Modlin explains Medo graduated from a Canine Center in Front Royal, Va.

Since then, Medo has helped protect and serve the Southern Arizona community.

Caleb Fernández is a digital content producer for KGUN 9 . After earning his bachelor's degree from Penn State in Advertising/Public Relations, Caleb went to New York where he learned production assistance, photography and art direction. Share your story ideas and important issues with Caleb by emailing or by connecting on LinkedIn , Instagram , and Twitter .

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