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Tenor Anthony Kearns Headlined ‘Fourth Annual Holiday Cocktails And Songs Of The Season’ In Washington, D.C.

January 3, 2020 – On Thursday night before Christmas 2019, the Phoenix Hotel in downtown Washington DC was the scene of the “Fourth Annual Holiday Cocktails and Songs of the Season” celebration, featuring international celebrity tenor, Anthony Kearns. White House Correspondent Kevin Corke was Master of Ceremonies for this inspiring evening that took place in the […]

Operation Overlord Litter names puppies after World War II vets

December 19, 2019 – Is there anything better than puppies? How about puppies named in honor of World War II veterans? That’s the idea behind Operation Overlord Litter courtesy of Warrior Canine Connection. Watch the complete story on Fox5 here.

‘Man’s Best Friend’ Turned ‘Best Man’: Service Dog Stands by Wounded Veteran at His Wedding

November 23, 2019 – After high school sweethearts Justin Lansford and Carol Balmes got engaged to be married, Justin knew that his best friend would stand by his side on the most important day of his life. The groom’s best friend just so happened to be his service dog Gabe. Justin, now 30, and Gabe […]

“Warrior Canine Connection” hosts event to honor and help veterans

November 10, 2019 – ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — The nonprofit “Warrior Canine Connection” hosted a Veterans Day appreciation and fundraising event in Asheville on Saturday. The nonprofit breeds, trains, and places services dogs with recovering veterans. The event not only focused on honoring veterans, but also helping them recover from visible and invisible wounds. Watch the […]

Warrior Canine Connection Helps Veterans Heal

November 8, 2019 – In honor of Veterans Day, MyMCMedia checked in with a local organization that gives back to those who fought for our country in a special way. Warrior Canine Connection helps veterans all year round. Officials say since the organization started in 2011, they’ve helped more than four thousand veterans through Mission […]

Secretary’s Message: November 2019

November 6, 2019 – Governor Larry Hogan declared 2019 the Year of the Veteran, a yearlong observance to raise awareness of the brave service and sacrifice our United States veterans and families have made for Maryland and our country. While our nation will celebrate on Veterans Day, the governor’s declaration is an important reminder that […]

Veterans train service dogs for fellow veterans

October 29, 2019 — An unlikely connection between two heroes who never got the chance to meet. The memory of NYC Fire Marshal Ronald Bucca, who lost his life on 9/11 while saving others, lives on in “Bucca,” a service dog named after him. Watch the complete News12 story here.

These Warrior Canine Connection puppies have some pretty big shoes to fill

October 9, 2019 – Is there anything better than puppies and World War II veterans? Yes! Puppies named in honor of World War II veterans.  The aptly dubbed Operation Overlord Litter has been named in honor of some of the heroes of D-Day by Warrior Canine Connection. Read the full story on ConnectingVets.com here.

ABC7 Salutes: Training puppies to help heal the wounds of war

October 4, 2019 – ARLINGTON, Va. (ABC7) — A beautiful farm in Maryland is not raising livestock or crops, it’s training puppies and dogs to save lives. “A service dog absolutely saved my life without a doubt. You don’t feel like you don’t have anyone there and you realize you do.” Spencer Milo is now 34 […]

Way to go, Mr. Wiggles: Check out these 13 assistance dogs who just graduated

September 30, 2019 – Have you ever wondered what an assistance dog who has completed its training gets instead of a diploma? A forever veteran. That’s exactly what happened Sept. 28 in Gaithersburg, Maryland during a “passing of the leash” ceremony for Warrior Canine Connection’s Class of 2019. Read the complete story at ConnectingVets.com.