Humanities Institute

Canine Soldiers

Thu, September 4, 2014 | Carver Public Library, 1161 Angelina Street, Austin, TX 78702

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn about the bonds between trainers, handlers, and their military working dogs, from World War II to the present. A clip of Professor Nancy Schiesari's documentary, "Canine Soldiers," will be shown. 

A discussion will follow the event, led by a panel consisting of:

  • Professor Schiesari
  • Mr. Jack Goodman, WWII Veteran
  • Staff Sergeant Joshua Miller, 12 year Military Working Dog Handler and current senior trainer at 226th MWD Detachment
  • Specialist John Lawrence, 2 year MWD Handler
  • Specialist Corey Rodriguez, 2 year MWD Handler

Sponsored by Texas Performing Arts, the Austin Public Library, and the Humanities inistitute.


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    Austin, Texas 78712