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Darci Marchese, Reporter, WTOP

Returning from war can be difficult for service members. Those who leave with physical and mental wounds often face long recovery times. The Warrior Canine Connection is trying to make that process a bit easier. Reporter Darci Marchese, from Federal News Radio's sister station WTOP, reports on the extraordinary journey that's helping to turn dogs into healers.

Tags: Darci Marchese , WTOP , wounded soldiers , Warrior Canine Connection , DoD , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Monday - 12/01/2014, 09:56am EST
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Where's Fido? VA may prevent funding for PTSD service dogs

Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) is calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs to not follow through on a directive that will go into effect on Friday that would prevent funding for service dogs to help veterans with mental disabilities.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Charles Schumer , Senate , Congress , PTSD , TBI , veterans , Michael OConnell , benefits

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 09:00am EDT