Corporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.
A non-profit organization is on a mission this summer to say thank you to our country’s military families.
It started as a parking ticket on a windshield, a nearly $400 parking ticket, at the North Park Boathouse.
Hundreds of people gathered in North Park on Memorial Day for a Wounded Warriors run and walk, including Pennsylvania National Guard Major Mike Clark.
There are more reports of unusually expensive parking tickets at North Park.
A group of wounded Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans will also be taking the field in Indianapolis thanks in part to a former Steelers great.