I was asked to donate the artwork for a guitar which was presented to one of our Servicemen,
who served in Afghanistan. It seems that his platoon had adopted 3 stray dogs who roamed the area
they were assigned to. One of them the local Afghan military used for Target Practice. Hence her
name, "Target". One night as the platoon was getting ready for lights out, the dogs started barking,
and when everyone looked up, a suicide bomber stood framed in the door, but the dogs were attacking him.
He prematurely detonated, killing one dog, and wounding Target and the other dog. No soldiers
were killed. Target and the other dog were nursed back to health, and eventually, the dogs were adopted
and relocated back to the US. Targets new owner, who had nursed her back to health, lived here in Arizona.
Unfortunately, Target got out of the yard and was picked up and placed in an animal shelter. The owner
found her online on a friday night, paid the fine online and was going to pick her up Monday morning.
A shelter worker on Sunday grabbed Target by mistake, and she was euthanized by accident.
A tragic ending to a Wonderful Dog who undoubtably saved many American Lives. The Guitar
was built by Paull Wulffson of Wulffson Customs and with my artwork,
presented to Sgt. Terry Young, in Targets' memory.
Video of Guitar Presentation