LAWRENCE, Ind. (WTHR) – A police Ok-9 was honored by the American Legion in Lawrence for his lifetime of service.
Lawrence Police Ok-9 Axel served two excursions in Afghanistan and now spends his time sniffing out bother round Lawrence Township faculties, whereas lending a paw to the police division.
American Legion Publish 510 welcomed Axel as an honorary lifetime member Tuesday. He was additionally introduced the Legion Medal of Valor for his service.
Axel got here to the district by a grant after being retired from navy service.
“For him to come back again and serve his local people right here in Lawrence and to have the ability to work within the college system with the scholars day by day, it simply places a variety of that means in his life. That is what he lives for, actually,” stated Lawrence Police Ofc. Matt Hickey.
When not in faculties or serving to out Lawrence Police, you will discover Axel mingling with veterans at his American Legion put up.