Yankees Honor Purple Heart Marine And Bomb-Sniffing DogThe Yankees honored Purple Heart recipient Megan Leavey and combat dog Sgt. Rex at Yankee Stadium before Sunday's game.
Marine And Combat Dog To Be Reunited This WeekA 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.
Combat Dog 'Sgt. Rex' Soon To Be Reunited With Ex-Marine From Rockland CountySen. Charles Schumer announced Monday night that the Air Force agreed to release Sgt. Rex into the care of former Cpl. Megan Leavey.
Online Petition Set Up To Help Former Marine Adopt Combat DogFormer 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.