A man in military fatigues kneels next to a shepherd dog in front of a green hedge.
Photo courtesy United States Navy

No Ordinary Dog

  • Tuesday, April 21
  • 7 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Museum Auditorium

This program is cancelled.

After U.S. Navy SEALs raided Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound in May 2011, only one of their names was immediately made public: Cairo, a Belgian Malinois and military working dog. In his new book, No Ordinary Dog: My Partner from the SEAL Teams to the Bin Laden Raid, Cairo’s handler Will Chesney shares his story of working alongside Cairo as a member of U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six, and the emotional bond that formed between them, both in the field and at home. This program includes a demonstration by a working dog.

This program is presented in conjunction with the Museum's special exhibition Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden. Presentation of Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden has been made possible with support of presenting sponsors Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. and Palantir Technologies, as well as Lockheed Martin.

 

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Through the second annual 9/11 Memorial & Museum Summit on Security, presented by First Data, now Fiserv, public programs in 2020 are made possible by the Anheuser-Busch Foundation, Craig Newmark, founder, craigslist & Craig Newmark Philanthropies, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Lockheed Martin Corporation, SOS Security, and Verizon.