This is Liam and Theo.Liam was killed last year in Afghanistan and Theo his devoted Springer Spaniel (a bomb sniffing Army dog) died shortly thereafter of a broken heart. They were buried in the same casket.
2011 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. The eagle landed on the grave of Sgt Maurice Ruch, US Army Air Corps. A noted rifle marksman, he was stationed in the Aleutian Islands, served four years in the military, and earned a bronze star.