What is the highest military rank achieved by a dog?
Answer: Sergeant Stubby has been called the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be nominated for rank and then promoted to sergeant through combat. According to the Smithsonian Institute, Sergeant Stubby legitimately earned his title by helping to alert troops of gas attacks and aiding in the capture a German soldier during World War I. He served for 18 months and participated in seventeen battles on the Western Front. Sgt. Stubby is the subject of an upcoming animated film, scheduled for release in April 2018.