“I am so grateful for the last 8 months I got to spend with my partner & my best friend,” wrote Meagan Leavey, who was wounded with Sgt. Rex in Iraq.
The Yankees honored Purple Heart recipient Megan Leavey and combat dog Sgt. Rex at Yankee Stadium before Sunday’s game.
Every dog has his day, and on Sunday it certainly was about Sgt. Rex, the bomb-sniffing military dog. He and his handler, retired marine corporal Megan Leavey, finally reunited.
Sen. Charles Schumer announced Monday night that the Air Force agreed to release Sgt. Rex into the care of former Cpl. Megan Leavey.