Schedule of funeral plans for George H.W. Bush

Schedule of funeral plans for George H.W. Bush

The official schedule of memorial services for former President George H.W. Bush, who died late Friday at the age of 94, was released Saturday evening.

The 2-year-old yellow Labrador will reportedly accompany Bush's casket on the flight to Washington D.C. later today, CNN and other media outlets reported.

Sully has his own Instagram account; here he is shown "assisting with voting" as Mr Bush cast his ballot in last month's U.S. presidential mid-term election.

Good boy, Sully. Good boy. The public can pay their last respects during public viewings.

David J. Phillip Pool  AP
David J. Phillip Pool AP

While the services are split between Washington and Texas, many in Kennebunkport, Maine also feel a personal connection to the late president.

Mr. Bush was a decorated World War II fighter pilot who dedicated his life to public service as a congressman, ambassador, Central Intelligence Agency director, vice president and the 41st president, but the AP's tweet focused on his defeats.

VetDogs says Sully is named after former airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, who is known for landing a damaged passenger jet on the Hudson River in 2009.

He will now work as a service dog, assisting with therapy for wounded soldiers. The loyal pup became the 41st President's companion back in June after his wife, Barbara, died in April.




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