America’s Military Heroes Come in Many Shapes and Sizes

Throughout the wars and military campaigns of history, animal helpers devotedly executed their tasks. They had no choice in their service and many thousands perished in their duties.

In today’s guest post by Melissa Russel, we are reminded of the  service animals honored for their role in conflict and war. 

Picture of Sgt. Stubby a highly decorated military dog

Sergeant Stubby in military uniform, decorations

With his jowly mug and fireplug body, Stubby the pit bull mix wasn’t likely to win many beauty contests. But that was just fine – after all, “Sgt. Stubby” already had his paws full winning military honors. [Read more…]