Dog Video Of The Day: A Heartbreaking Picture Of Loyalty

August 29th, 2011 by Dan

Jon Tumilson, a Navy SEAL, was one of 30 Americans killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 6 when a rocket-propelled grenade took down a U.S. Chinook helicopter. This video was taken at a service in Rockford, Iowa, attended by 1,500 family members, friends–and Hawkeye, Tumilson’s beloved dog. When Tumilson’s friend Scott Nichols prepared to speak, Hawkeye followed him and laid down by the casket. Hawkeye was adored by the soldier who referred to him as “son.”

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