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Article posted: 4/26/2013 12:54 PM

Elk Grove woman's mission to save dogs continues

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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gina Stramaglio holds a three-day-old puppy, one of eight airmen brought to the shelter with the mother on Feb. 10.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin M. May

When U.S. Air Force Maj. Gina Stramaglio saw deplorable conditions at an animal shelter in an abandoned school near where she was stationed, she organized an effort to upgrade their care and get them adopted.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin M. May

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The effort of a former Elk Grove Village woman to save stray dogs in Mali continues even while she has been redeployed to other duties. This report updates the story of U.S. Air Force Maj. Gina Stramaglio, who has been working in her off hours been working to improve deplorable conditions at a shelter for dogs.
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    • U.S. Air Force Maj. Gina Stramaglio holds a three-day-old puppy, one of eight airmen brought to the shelter with the mother on Feb. 10.
    • When U.S. Air Force Maj. Gina Stramaglio saw deplorable conditions at an animal shelter in an abandoned school near where she was stationed, she organized an effort to upgrade their care and get them adopted.
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