Southfield (CW50) – On this week’s STREET BEAT, Amyre Makupson helps to honor the Men, Women and Service Dogs that have served our nation in times of war and peace. First, we speak with Dave Dunckel, Strategy Specialist for the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency about the current state of our local veterans.
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Then, we talk with Vito Anthony Pampalona as he tells us how his years of service has shaped his life and about his book.
Next, Mary Lamparter, Regional Coordinator for Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs and Marty Baird, Veteran and Guardian Angels recipient, joins us with his dog GP to tell us how Service Dogs are an essential part in helping soldiers.READ MORE: Metro Detroit Woman Files Lawsuit Against Walmart, Says Discriminated Against By Managers
Lastly, Phil Weitlauf, President and Director of the Michigan War Dog Memorial, highlights the importance of creating an appropriate space to honor fallen Military Working Dogs.
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Watch STREET BEAT Saturday at 8:30am on CW50