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932nd's newest honorary member...Puddles

Airman Tyler McGowan brings man's best friend to work to meet members of the 932nd Airlift Wing command section.

Airman Tyler McGowan brings man's best friend to work to meet members of the 932nd Airlift Wing command section.

Airman Tyler McGowan and his best friend Puddles stop in to the command section before a recent training assembly.  Airman McGowan is a member of the wing honor guard and the Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron.  Photo/TSgt. Dan Oliver

Airman Tyler McGowan and his best friend Puddles stop in to the command section before a recent training assembly. Airman McGowan is a member of the wing honor guard and the Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron. Photo/TSgt. Dan Oliver

Puddles looks up to his master before a drill weekend.  Photo/TSgt. Dan Oliver

Puddles looks up to his master before a drill weekend. Airman McGowan is a member of the wing honor guard and the Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron.Photo/TSgt. Dan Oliver

932nd Airlift Wing unit shield

932nd Airlift Wing unit shield

Scott AFB, Ill. -- A recent visitor popped in to see Diane
Grapperhaus in the command section. 

"Puddles" is of the German Sheppard descent
and is 5 months old. She is the new family pet of
Airman Tyler McGowan who has done security work and honor guard.

Puddles' dad, brother, and uncle were all working
dogs. She came to Airman McGowan already
AKC registered from a sergeant who is a local
breeder. 

"Puddles diet consists of 4 cups of Puppy Chow a
day and all the water she can drink," said Airman
McGowan. 

Since Puddles is a member of the McGowan
family, he pointed out she is destined for the good
life being next to her master, sleeping on soft
doggy beds, playing with toys, and enjoying a
climate controlled environment. 

"Her duties will consist of being a big, big baby
and a great cuddler, of which, she has mastered
already. She likes to play and be with my family,"
said Airman McGowan.