July 9 | Check out these stories of military service animal heroes.
July 10, 2020
Animals have often played an important, yet overlooked role in the military. This week, we’re turning our attention to not only the strong bonds animals form with their owners, but also the sacrifice they make for us.
War Horse: Critically-acclaimed filmmaker Steven Speilberg tells the epic tale of loyalty, hope, and tenacity. The film follows the story of Young Albert, who enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert’s hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.on Netflix.
Megan Leavey: Based on the true life story of a marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment to Iraq.on Amazon Prime.
The Greatest Bond: This heartwarming and inspirational documentary highlights the journey of disabled veterans whose lives are forever changed by the unconditional love of their service dogs who are expertly trained by female prison inmates.with KPBS Passport.