On Monday, November 12, LCC Kare 9 Military Ministry Dogs Adeena (St. John – Burlington, Illinois), and Brandy, Blitz and Flex (LCC Squad) participated at the Marengo High School Veterans Day Commemoration in Marengo, Illinois. The keynote speaker was Major General John Borling (USAF-ret). General Borling is a Vietnam veteran and was a POW (Prisoner of War) at the Hanoi Hilton for 6½ years, released on February 12, 1973. He wrote the book Taps on the Walls: Poems from the Hanoi Hilton, a collection of poems he wrote during his time in captivity. Veteran Bob Royce gave him an LCC Kare 9 Military Ministry Challenge Coin and thanked him for his service and sacrifices for our country.