For the first time ever, six retired military working dogs and their handlers will get their own float during this year's America's Parade, billed as the biggest Veterans Day event in the whole U. S. of A.
Joining the doggie heroes on the float will be Army veteran Tracy Marrow (better known as actor and rapper Ice-T), his lovely wife Coco, veterans advocate Lois Pope, and American Humane ...
Meribeth Russell sited a statistic about Freedom Dogs of which she is most proud.
“Nothing is guaranteed, and there are always people you wish you could’ve done a little more for. They’re like family and we follow them for life. But I can tell you we’re 100 percent in one regard- not one of our participants has committed suicide.”
I found this statistic particularly impressive, considering the ...
Without the distractions of combat, symptoms of PTSD began plaguing Carlos’s everyday life. He began to drink heavily to blot out the depression and anxiety he was feeling.
And the guilt.
When Carlos was in Iraq, he didn’t know the villagers were mostly uneducated and illiterate. The Iraqis traveling the road it was his job to protect couldn’t read the signs posted by the American military.
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