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How service dogs help can with PTSD

I know what you are thinking. Sure, a friendly pet helps alleviate stress for those suffering from PTSD or depression. That’s true, but it’s not the only way a dog can help. I was surprised when I saw this story…

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Veterans Empowering Veterans

“I’m a work in progress, we all are”, explained formerly homeless Air Force veteran, Robert Morrison. Morrison is now employed and taking computer classes at a local college thanks in large part to the work of Renee and Calvin Elder, founders of Veterans Empowering Veterans.

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Unconventional (and adorable!) Aid for Veterans

Veterans and the dogs

Soldier’s Best Friend is an non-profit organization that works to connect service dogs (or Therapeutic Companion Dogs) with veterans suffering from PTSD.

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Five very heroic soldiers

Five veterans have stationed themselves at Fort Hood in Kileen, Texas campaigning for the right to heal. They are there as part of Operation Recovery, a program of Iraq Veterans Against the war, that is fighting to stop the deployment of traumatized troops.

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Veteran Civilian Dialogue at Intersections International

An interview with Scott Thompson, founder of Veteran Civilian Dialogue – an moving evening of expression through talk, song and theater.

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‘Project 60′ offers housing and support to struggling veterans in LA

Project 60 is a two year project that has targeted 60 of LA’s most at-risk veterans to provide them with much needed housing and then “medical treatment, mental health counseling, addiction rehab, and job training.”

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We love hearing about people making a difference

People Are Talking, and that’s a good thing. The Dryhootch Coffeeshop, a place for Veterans to meet up in Milwaukee, WI is officially open. WISN reports: The shop’s founder, Bob Curry, said he became an alcoholic after Vietnam because of the post-traumatic stress from which he suffered. That’s why he joined together with other veterans to [...]

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