This retired Marine saved 1000’s of lives in Afghanistan. Now she’s up for an award.


Summer time, a yellow Lab, is eight. Nowadays, she patrols Washington Union Station together with her affiliate, Sgt. Micah Johnson. It’s a 5-day-a-week job.

“After I fully stand up and make preparations, put my uniform on, I place the harness on, she understands she’s capable of going,” Johnson informed ABC affiliate WJLA. However Summer time time hasn’t whatsoever occasions been his affiliate.

In her own earlier existence, Summer time there was a time deployed in Afghanistan using the Marines.

“She’s experienced firefights. She’s discovered IEDs and VBEDs and it is simply an recognition to operate-that the animal like this saved 1000’s and thousands of lives,” her affiliate states.

And today, Summer time time expires for that American Humane Hero Canine Awards inside the army class.

“It could imply a great deal to provide her the recognition that they rightfully deserves,” Johnson pointed out.

Voting for that award is public and right now may be the final day. To see Summer time time’s story and election on her – and peruse the alternative canines nominated inside the Awards’ numerous classes, click the following.

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