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Join Us as the University of Michigan Honors our Nation's Veterans and K-9s that Serve and Protect Us

University of Michigan Honors our Nation's Veterans and K-9s that Serve and Protect Us Thursday, November 15, 2012

Join Us as the University of Michigan Honors our
Nation's Veterans And "K-9s that Serve and Protect Us"

When: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

Where:     Michigan Union 530  S. State Street,

    Ann Arbor 48109

   on the University's Central Campus

(bounded by North University Avenue, South University Avenue, East University Avenue, and State Street)

All events are free and open to the public.

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

  • Phil Weitlauf—(Post 2006  AMVETS Member and Project Director of the Michigan War Dog Memorial)   
    • Lecture and video on K-9s that serve and protect us:
    • (a) Michigan War Dog Memorial/Pet Cemetery,
    • (b) War Dogs from WWII to present day,
    • (c) Tribute to Man's Best Friend

11:30 AM – 12:10 PM

  • Vance McCrumb
         & Don St. Amant
    (Vietnam Veterans)--

Discuss their experiences as dog handlers in combat

12:10 PM – 12:20 PM

  • Ken Reynolds--Talks about H-Res. 740: designating March 13 as K-9 Veteran's Day nationally

12:20 PM – 12:50 PM

  • Pat Currey--Highly-respected former military combat K-9 trainer, talk and demo.

12:50 PM – 1:20 PM

  • Beth Spanski--Highly-respected K-9 trainer, service dogs for disabled Veterans, talk and demo.

1:20 PM – 1:30 PM

  • Phil Weitlauf--Reading of “Guardians Of The Night" Author Unknown
  • TAPS:

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

  • Questions and Answers

    Hanabrit German Shepherd Group that train therapy Dogs will be mixing with the crowd.

Media Contact: Phil
Weitlauf, cellular phone 248-685-8307; pweitlauf@gmx.com

Kenneth Reynolds,
cellular phone 248-881-2259; janetandkenneth@yahoo.com

Tracy
Darnell
|
Administrative Services Coordinator | Office of New Student ProgramsThe
University of Michigan (office) 734-764-6413 |
(fax) 734-764-6291 | tdarnell@umich.edu | www.onsp.umich.edu

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