April 2010 - On March 21, 2007, in Fallujah, Lex and his handler, 20-year-old Corporal Dustin Jerome Lee of Quitman, Miss., were on patrol when an enemy rocket-propelled grenade exploded nearby. Lex, who received several shrapnel wounds, had to be dragged away from his master's dead body by corpsmen who were trying to treat Lee.