A weathered Milk-Bone box leans against the main monument at theWar Dog Memorial cemetery in Lyon Township.
Behind, Sgt. Mina’s stone tells the world she lived a dozen years, serving two tours in Bosnia and nine in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army. At her grave is a silk bouqet with a stuff lamb toy attached.
As people honor their war dead this weekend, preparations underway for a unique ceremony on June 21 at the War Dog Memorial in tucked in the woods at the corner of 11 Mile and Milford roads.