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Derek offers some puppy therapy to his trainer Justin. Derek will complete his service dog training with Warrior Canine Connection, a nonprofit organization that enlists PTSD-afflicted veterans to train assistance dogs for physically disabled veterans.

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How Social Media Is Making Veteran Service Organizations Better

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Two teams of the British Long Range Desert Group meet somewhere in the Western Desert. Organized as a recon and intel gathering formation, the LRDG operated behind enemy lines to observe, collect tactical information, and sabotage enemy lines of communication. Its direct descendant after the war was the Special Air Service (SAS) regiment, still one of the most effective special ops group in the world.


Canine Companions for Independence have a Wounded Veteran Initiative. It pairs wounded veterans with a highly trained service dog. It is a nation-wide organization that does amazing things! #hero #pets


Directory of Veterans Service Organizations

Two veterans service organizations are backing legislation requiring prison officials to give the VA reasonable access to a prisoner who has served in the military.

The National Civil War Museum, located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a permanent, nonprofit educational institution created to promote the preservation of material culture and sources of information that are directly relevant to the American Civil War of 1861–1865, and the aftermath period of the war as related to Civil War Veterans' service organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic, United Confederate Veterans and the Daughters of the Confederacy to 1920.