Juneau Man Up for Special Honor

Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau

A Juneau man is up for an award given by recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Bruce Bowler is one of 20 finalists for the Citizen Service Before Self Honors, bestowed upon ordinary people who either commit a single act of bravery, or demonstrate a lifetime of putting service to others above themselves. Bowler was nominated for founding SEADOGS – Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search. He’s led his team of canines and human handlers on more than 700 search and rescue missions over nearly 35 years.

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