Wednesday, March 13, 2019

National K9 Veterans Day & Statue for WWII Hero "Chips"

Happy National K9 Veterans Day!

I proudly appeared and spoke at the announcement today that a statue will be built in Lasdon Park to honor "Chips" and other animals that supported our military. Last year I read an article about Chips – the most decorated dog in WWII – who performed heroic acts and saved American lives. In the article I noticed that Chips was from Pleasantville New York and passed this info over to County Executive George Latimer, which started the process that led to today's ceremony - here's the video:

Jim Maisano

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