Career Stats: Staff Sergeant Summer has a long list of awards and honors for her work as a K-9 Hero. In April 2015, she was awarded with a US Working Dog Service Award from the United States War Dog Association. In July 2017, she received a PDSA Commendation Award from the PDSA UK. In July 2018, she received the 25 Most Heroic Dogs in America from USA Today. In September 2019, she was presented with a K-9 Medal of Courage from American Humane. December 2019, she also received a Uniformed Service Award from American Kennel Club (AKC) 2012-2013 Deployed with 1st Batt/7th Marines to Leatherneck, AFG 2014-2021 EDD K-9 Police with Amtrak Police Department . During her tenure with APD, she patrolled the train station in Washington DC.
SSgt Summer was responsible for boarding trains, protection of Amtrak passengers, personnel and infrastructure, conducting tactical train rides from DC-NYC, conducting K-9 sweeps and protection for VIP’s and foreign dignitaries, conducting K-9 sweeps and patrol for special events and national athletic competitions, conducting mutual aid with surrounding police departments with bomb threats and VIP arrivals. Summer also deployed as a K-9 team throughout the United States to provide coverage for Pope Francis while visiting Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York City in 2015. SSgt Summer provided K-9 sweeps for the 58th Presidential Inauguration Candlelight Dinner and Ball at Union Station.
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