Today in World War II History—Mar. 13, 1942 POSTED: Monday, March 13, 2017 by Sarah Sundin One of the first scout dog patrols to be used on Luzon in WWII. Briefing prior to a patrol (US Army photo) 75 Years Ago—Mar. 13, 1942: US Army Quartermasters begins training dogs for K-9 Corps War Dog Program. Julia Flikke, Director of the Army Nurse Corps, becomes first female colonel in US Army. 2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—Mar. 13, 1942” Shirley Chapel Mar. 14, 2017 SO THIS IS HOW THE SERVICE DOG GOT ITS START. Connie Price Mar. 14, 2017 Had no idea about the dogs being trained for K-9 Corp. but I’m not surprised,love dogs and that they can serve this way!