Tag Archives: Military

Veterans, First Responders Offered Free Pet Veterinary Services

Nesconset, N.Y. On December 6, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., Paws of War will be holding their new “Vets for “Vets” mobile veterinary clinic. Veterans and first responders in need are invited to bring their pets to the mobile clinic for care. The event will be held at the new Paws of War […]

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Not sure who to help and how this Giving Tuesday? Think Veterans!

Each year, the first Tuesday that follows Black Friday is known as Giving Tuesday. The event follows a weekend of shoppers out getting bargains and being stuck in spending mode. Giving Tuesday is a day that reminds people to help others through gifts, time, donations, goods, and by using your voice. This year, Paws or […]

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Paws of War Receives Donation, Aims to Help More Veterans with New Location

Paws of War, an organization that helps veterans and first responders to obtain and train companion and service dogs, is moving to a new, larger location. The new location will help them provide their important services to more veterans and first responders. One local construction company, NDA Construction, lead a community effort that made all […]

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Two U.S. Soldiers to Adopt Rescued Dogs from Middle East

Smithtown, N.Y. While many people are familiar with the many U.S. soldiers serving in the Middle East, they are not aware of the dogs that often serve alongside them. Some of the dogs serve in official positions helping the military effort, while others are strays that the soldiers become attached to. Rather than having to leave […]

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Breakthrough PTSD Program for Veterans to go Nationwide

Bluemont, VA. Veteran’s Day provides us with an opportunity to place a renewed emphasis on our nation’s veterans, as they heal and transition in the aftermath of 15 years of war. It is estimated that more than 700,000 post-9/11 combat veterans are battling post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); as evidenced by a suicide rate of 20 […]

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Simple Ways to Help and Support Our Veterans Around Us

Niceville, F.L. Veterans Day is November 11th and just around the corner. This makes for a great time to acknowledge and say thank you to those who have served in our military protecting our nation. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are over 19 million veterans in the United States. Veterans have left or retired from […]

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Third Annual Healing Heroes Ride Scheduled for October 1, 2016

Bluemont, Virginia. Hundreds of motorcyclists will take to the country roads participating in the third annual “Healing Heroes Ride.” The 100-mile motorcycle ride through the scenic Piedmont and Shenandoah Valleys is a popular “high stakes” poker run, which raises money to support Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness in Bluemont, Virginia. This year’s ride […]

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EOD Warrior Foundation Seeks EOD Tech in Need of Assistance Dog

  The EOD Warrior Foundation is partnering with MADE in Texas Assistance Dogs to pair a trained service dog with an EOD technician in need NICEVILLE, Florida – (August 11, 2016) – Many EOD technicians need assistance when they return home from combat. Those who suffer from conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often […]

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Veterans, First Responders Offered Free Pet Veterinary Services