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Make March 13 National K9 Veterans Day

Welcome to the national effort to make March 13 K9 Veterans Day

My Mission:
Welcome to the national effort to make March 13 K9 Veterans Day.

March 13, 1942 is the official birthday of the United States K9 Corps, and so it seems only right to annually honor their service on that date. They served to save, and they deserve to be remembered.

See this video:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-army-launches-k-9-corps

During March 2012 the following states either signed Proclamations honoring March 13 as K9 Veterans Day or they celebrated with appropriate ceremonies:

  • California
  • New Jersey
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Georgia
  • Tennessee
  • Illinois
  • West Virginia
  • Michigan

Currently H.RES.740

Latest Title:
Expressing support for the designation of March 13 as "K9 Veterans Day", in order to recognize the service and improve the treatment of military working dogs.

Sponsor:
Rep Peters, Gary C. [MI-9] (introduced July 25).

Please contact your elected officials and ask them to cosponsor H.RES 740.

Latest Major Action:
Aug. 24 referred to House subcommittee.
Status:
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

The 112th U.S. Congress ends Jan. 3, 2013, 17 days before the end of the presidential term so time is of an essence.

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