Rancho Santa Fe veteran to run 102-mile Kodiak Ultra for wounded warriors
Rancho Santa Fe’s Ben Brown, a veteran United States Army Ranger and Purple Heart recipient, will take on the Kodiak Ultra Marathon in Big Bear Lake on Aug. 17-18. Brown is running the 102-mile race to support veterans, police officers and firefighters through his nonprofit 9 Week Warrior that he founded with his wife Chondra,
Next Step Service Dogs Receives Grant Award from Disabled Veterans National Foundation
Press Release for DVNF
Escondido, California — May 18, 2019 – Next Step Service Dogs is honored to announce it has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) for $10,750 which will assist in funding the extensive care and training of two service dogs for two veterans with PTSD.
Sally Montrucchio, Executive Director and
A Haven of Safety for Wounded Warrior with PTSD (Homeland, September 2014
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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.
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