Published: April 15, 2012 12:58 PM
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Photo credit: AP/Sen. Charles Schumer's Office | Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), right, Marine Corps veteran Corporal Megan Leavey and “Sgt. Rex,” a military working dog that Leavey partnered with to locate improvised explosive devices during her tour in Iraq, arrive at a news conference in New York. (April 15, 2012)
Sen. Charles Schumer wants to see the adoption process for retired military dogs get streamlined.
Schumer held a homecoming celebration at his office Sunday for Sgt. Rex, a German shepherd wounded in Iraq, and the dog's handler, former Cpl. Megan Leavey, who was injured in the same incident in 2006.
Leavey had been trying to adopt Rex for five years but was stymied by bureaucracy until...
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