On Monday, November 11 - Veterans Day, LCC Kare 9 Military Ministry Dogs Brutus (LCC Squad) and Nigel (LCC Staff) were privileged to be a part of the Veterans Day Ceremony at Hines VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois.
The Kare 9s had an opportunity to renew many Hines friendships and make new ones. After a stirring ceremony, featuring Illinois Secretary of State and U.S. Army Veteran Jesse White and his famous Jesse White Tumblers, the veterans heard a tribute to all veterans from Lt. Col. Ryan Yantis, U.S. Army, Ret. Lt. Col. Yantis is a survivor of the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon.
Veterans and civilians alike loved seeing the Kare 9s and receiving their love and comfort.