Join us for an uplifting and unforgettable true story of a US Marine, the stray dog he met on an Afghan battlefield, and how they saved each other and now travel America together, "spreading the message of stubborn positivity."
In 2010, Sergeant Craig Grossi was doing intelligence work for Marine RECON—the most elite fighters in the Corps—in a remote part of Afghanistan. While on patrol, he spotted a young, happy dog eventually named Fred. Against military regulations, Craig and his fellow fighters, smuggled the dog into a heavily fortified camp in a duffel bag—risking jail and Fred’s life. With the help of a crew of DHL workers, a sympathetic vet, and a military dog handler, Fred eventually made it to Craig’s family back in the states. Months later, when Craig returned to the U.S., it was Fred’s turn to save the wounded Marine from Post-Traumatic Stress. Books will be available for purchase at the event as well!
Learn more about Craig & Fred: https://www.fredtheafghan.com
12:00pm Lunch Served
12:15pm Craig & Fred Begin
1:00pm Meeting Adjourned
101 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204