Military Dog Names – 50+ Awesome Name Options

military dog namesIf you’re looking into military dog names, we’ve got you covered with a list of 50+ options below.

Since ancient times, dogs have been used to help man with military pursuits. Their purpose varied, from scouts to sentries to trackers. The first recorded use of dogs in the military comes from the mid-7th century BC when the Ephesians waged war against Magnesia on the Maeander and every horseman was accompanied by a war dog and a spear-bearing attendant. The history of dogs in warfare is quite fascinating.

In modern times, dogs have been used World Wars I and II, Vietnam, the Iraq War and other conflicts. They served alongside humans, more than earning the title of “Man’s Best Friend.” The most remarkable stories are captured in these fascinating movies.

So as you can see, the relationship between dogs and the military has existed for years. Whether you’re a member of the military, have a loved one who served or are just plain inspired by the heroics of our service men and women, you’ll find military dog names that are a great fit for your pup in the list below.

Military Dog Names

  • Ace
  • Admiral
  • Apache
  • Bazooka
  • Blackhawk
  • Bomber
  • Boots
  • Bravo
  • Bullet
  • Camo
  • Captain
  • Charlie
  • Chevron
  • Chief
  • Chinook
  • Colonel
  • Combat
  • Commander
  • Dagger
  • Delta
  • Dodger
  • Duke
  • Echo
  • G.I.
  • General
  • Gunner
  • Havoc
  • Hercules
  • Hero
  • Honcho
  • Humvee
  • Hunter
  • Jag
  • Jet
  • Justice
  • Liberty
  • Major
  • Marine
  • Maverick
  • Max
  • Missile
  • Navy
  • Nuke
  • Oscar
  • Pilot
  • Private
  • Radar
  • Ranger
  • Rifle
  • Rocket
  • Sailor
  • Sarge
  • Savannah
  • Scout
  • Sergeant
  • Sherman
  • Shooter
  • Sierra
  • Skipper
  • Sniper
  • Solider
  • Stryker
  • Tango
  • Tank
  • Torpedo
  • Tracker
  • Trooper
  • Walter
  • Uzi


This is just the tip of the iceberg. Military dog names can correspond with the branch of military, service rankings, weapons, equipment, nicknames and more. If you have any military dog names not on the list, let us know! Post a comment below and we’ll add it to our database.

Speaking of our database, if you decide to go another direction, use our dog name generator to find dog names that are tough, funny, sporty, classic and more.

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