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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.

Join August 26th Meet & Greet Fundraiser in San Diego Gaslamp

Join August 26th Meet & Greet Fundraiser in San Diego Gaslamp

Join us for a fabulous evening event at the Quad Ale House in the San Diego Gaslamp area.  Marvelous beers, fine food, and veterans’ stories with amazing service dogs by their side will make a great evening.

Date:  Friday August 26, 2016

Time:  6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Location:   Quad Ale House, 868 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Special Thanks

Special Thanks

In 2016 so far, much joy was had in sharing dogs and our mission with the Claremont Cub Scouts, Elks Lodge events and bbqs, the women of Beta Sigma Phi luncheon, TVIA groups (Teen Volunteers in Action),  and the Encinitas Heritage Museum Pet Faire.

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