Sports Becoming Popular Therapy for Vets (U-T San Diego September 2014

“This guy,” said Travis Schneider, pointing toward the big brown eyes of his service dog, Gibbs, a white Labrador retriever.

And sports.

These two things have made Schneider’s life tolerable since he left the Navy in 2012. The former gunner’s mate lives with severe post-traumatic stress disorder and a mild brain injury after nine months in Iraq