Sage leads the parade held in her honor, from the sidecar of Patriot Guard co-captain Mike Murphyâ€™s motorcycle, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo)
In honor of Sage, local canine war hero, the city of Roswell celebrated Sage Day Saturday alongside a fundraiser for the Sage Foundation for Dogs Who Serve.
â€œI always tell her that itâ€™s not always about her,â€ Diane Whetsel, Sageâ€™s human companion, said. â€œBut today, I had to tell her â€˜itâ€™s all about you.â€™ Sheâ€™s happy. She loves people. This was fun for her.â€
Sageâ€™s exploits are numerous and worthy of praise. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, she worked at the Pentagon. During the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, she served disasters in the Gulf Coast. She has also been on a few tours in Iraq.
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