Tag: Kory and Cooper
“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”
Corporal Kory Wiens never got the chance to get married and have a family. He was tragically struck down by an enemy improvised explosive device (IED) in Iraq when his adult life was just getting started.
He was an American soldier, who raised his right hand and volunteered to fight for his country, knowing full well he would be heading to Iraq or Afghanistan. Kory was willing to give his life in the defense of his country. He never knew when he enlisted he would find a son.
His handsome yellow labrador retriever, Cooper, was more than a dog or an explosive finding weapon to Korey. Cooper was a fellow soldier, a brother in arms, who Korey often referred to as his son. Here is … Read More »