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Mushrooming PTSD crisis among military. Experts estimate PTSD impacts 30% of all Vietnam veterans, 10% of all Desert Storm veterans, and 20% of 1.6 million Iraq and Afghanistan troops. Unemployment for Iraq/Afghanistan veterans increased from 11.5 % in 2010 to 12.1% in 2011.

2015 Fetching Canine Contest

2015 Fetching Canine Contest

Make your dog a calendar super star!  What fun!! Enter digital photos of your beloved dogs to appear in the 2015 Fetching Canine wall calendar & contest, a fundraiser for Next Step Service Dogs!

PRIZES: Photos with the most votes will be on the cover and on full-month photo pages; all other photos will appear elsewhere.

TO WIN: Share the contest link with friends and family, and ask them to vote!!  You can vote for your own dog too!

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Our Heroes

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