Jofa is a four-legged wet nosed warrior who is now back home after being on the front lines of the war on terror.
Jofa and his original handler—Sgt. Zainah Creamer—were a team few could match.
“This particular team had a closer bond than I had seen before,” said Captain Aulbrio Fennell.
The two were deployed together in 2010. But, during a mission in January 2011, Sgt. Creamer stepped on an explosive device with Jofa still on the leash.
I was at the ceremony at Liberty State Park when her family received the Sirius Award from Lt. Lim of PAPD> Jofa was present with his new handler. It was a very moving ceremony.