Memorial Day offers a unique opportunity for Americans to honor the brave men and women who have served our country at home and abroad. Observing a moment of silence for fallen soldiers, decorating a grave, or attending a ceremony is immensely important.
While we reflect on these sacrifices, the faithful, valiant contributions of thousands of military dogs should also be remembered. Without the aid of K9 veterans, the list of casualties would be much longer.
Back in Time
Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as it was previously called, was established to honor those Americans who gave their lives in service. More recently, the national holiday has evolved into an opportunity to thank those who are currently serving – or have retired from – active duty. Continue…