George H.W. Bush's former service dog, Sully, shares sweet tribute on Memorial Day

George H.W. Bush's former service dog, Sully, shares sweet tribute on Memorial Day

Sully, the gentle Labrador retriever who comforted former President George H.W. Bush and stayed by his side until he died last year, posed for a touching photo honoring his best late friend on Memorial Day. The canine stood next to a stone at the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C., honoring the former president, who was a U.S. Navy pilot during World War II.

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

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George H.W. Bush's service dog Sully meets hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger

George H.W. Bush's service dog Sully meets hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger

That was the iconic image for me of the whole service." Sully bonded with the whole Bush family, who called him "Sully H.W. Bush." He was particularly adored by Jenna's daughters, Mila, 5, and Poppy, 3, who made a special appearance on TODAY to give their good buddy a hug before he embarks on his new mission.

George H.W. Bush’s dog Sully lies in front of casket in heartbreaking photo

George H.W. Bush’s dog Sully lies in front of casket in heartbreaking photo

"(Sully) will be working alongside fellow VetDogs facility dogs SGT Dillon and SGT Truman who are there to assist with physical and occupational therapy to wounded soldiers and active duty personnel during their journey to recovery at Walter Reed Bethesda,'' the organization wrote on Facebook.