Texas A&M University to Close for President George H.W. Bush's Funeral

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"As much as our family is going to miss this dog, we're comforted to know he'll bring the same joy to his new home, Walter Reed, that he brought to 41", Bush's son, former president George W. Bush, wrote on Instagram.

A photo of President George H.W. Bush's service dog lying downbeat beside the casket of his old master on Sunday has spread across social media, causing an outpouring of emotion.

George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President of the United States, died on November 30, and President Donald Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, a National Day of Mourning.

His remains will arrive in Washington on Monday, and he will lie in state at the Capitol through Wednesday. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

President Donald Trump has expressed willingness to extend funding for an additional two weeks, holding off what is expected to be a bitter partisan fight.

He will be laid to rest alongside Barbara Bush, his wife of 73 years who died in April, and Robin Bush, the daughter who died of leukemia at age 3.

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George H.W. Bush’s funeral and memorial services plan
Sully will make the journey with his last master to Washington D.C. on Monday where Bush will lie in state at the U.S. Sully the dog will be travelling with the casket on the flight from Texas to Washington DC on Monday.

The honorary pallbearers in Washington - for both Bush's entry into the Rotunda and the National Cathedral - will be Navy captains and admirals who have commanded the USS George H.W. Bush and members of the carrier strike group.

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath posted a picture Sunday of the yellow Labrador retriever named Sully with the caption, "Mission complete". The elder Bush's body will be buried in a family plot at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station.

Bush's passing puts him back in the Washington spotlight after more than two decades living the relatively low-key life of a former president. Flags on public buildings are flying at half-mast for 30 days out of respect for Bush.

The custom-painted unit incorporates the colors of the Air Force One used during Bush's years as president, from 1989 to 1992. "Thank you for your lifetime of service Mr. President!"

Bush's body will then return to Houston, where a public viewing of his casket will be held before a private funeral service on Thursday.

The high court will be closed on Wednesday in recognition of the national day of mourning, rescheduling that day's oral arguments over Gamble v. Bush's family has not said who will speak at the service.

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