Cpl. Megan Leavey
The Yankees honored Purple Heart recipient Megan Leavey and combat dog Sgt. Rex at Yankee Stadium before Sunday’s game.
A New York senator says two heroes are being reunited Friday in California. They’re an ex-Marine and the combat dog with whom she was injured in Iraq.
Sen. Charles Schumer announced Monday night that the Air Force agreed to release Sgt. Rex into the care of former Cpl. Megan Leavey.
Former Marine Cpl. Megan Leavey, of Rockland County, has been fighting to adopt Sgt. Rex, a 10-year-old German Shepherd, since being discharged in December 2007.