Bush's service dog will go on to help other soldiers

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President Trump will not be speaking at the funeral for President George H.W. Bush, it was reported Monday.

Mr Bush, who served as the 41st U.S. president between 1989 and 1993, died late on Friday at the age of 94.

Jim McGrath, Bush's spokesman, posted an image of Sully next to Bush's casket on Sunday along with the caption, "Mission complete".

David J. Phillip Pool  AP
David J. Phillip Pool AP

While the services are split between Washington and Texas, many in Kennebunkport, Maine also feel a personal connection to the late president.

The 2-year-old yellow Labrador will reportedly accompany Bush's casket on the flight to Washington D.C. later today, CNN and other media outlets reported.

In lieu of flowers, the Bush family has requested that donations be made to the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.

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Sully, who is trained with tasks related to pushing, tugging, bracing and retrieval, will join Walter Reed National Military Medical Center's Facility Dog Program, America's VetDogs announced on Facebook.

To honor the former president, the global nonprofit Points of Light, founded by Bush, invited the public to celebrate Bush by giving a day of service in his memory.

President Bush had been receiving treatment for a form of Parkinson's disease and had been admitted to hospital with a blood infection in April.

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He will be buried at the presidential library in Texas, alongside his wife, Barbara Bush, who died seven months ago. Bush died at home in Houston on Friday at age 94.

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