Thursday, May 19, 2016

Retired Navy SEAL Gets New Teammate, PTSD Service Dog

Service dog, retired Navy SEAL a partnership a year in the making
WWMT 3 News
by Kate Tillotson
May 19th 2016

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Sometimes a dog is more than just a companion for wounded warriors.

In this case, it's a partnership a year in the making, between a retired Navy SEAL and his canine. For nearly a decade, Lieutenant Jason Redman has struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder. He was shot at least eight times in a firefight in Fallujah.

While he's not in active combat anymore, Lt. Redman now has a new mission.

He travels extensively--even with his PTSD--with an organization for wounded warriors that he runs out of Virginia Beach.
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