Sergeant Rex Adoption Approved

Sergeant Rex, an extraordinary military working dog, will finally be reunited in adoption with his former partner, Iraq War veteran, Corporal Megan Leavey, USMC.

Rex is at Camp Pendleton, California, and Leavey left Monday night to fly to California to pick him up after the US Air Force signed off on the adoption. The US Marines are completing the paperwork necessary for the adoption.

US Senator Chuck Schumer, who launched an online petition drive called Saving Sergeant Rex advocating the adoption of Sergeant Rex by his former handler, Marine Corporal Megan Leavey of Rockland County announced Monday night that the US Air Force has agreed to release the dog so that Leavey can adopt him — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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