Friday, November 17, 2017

Seven Deployments Veteran Finds Solace with Service Dog

Navy veteran with amnesia and PTSD finds solace in service dog

WMTV 15 News

By Alissa Harrington 
Nov 14, 2017
LEXINGTON, Neb. (KSNB) -- 
Imagine waking up one day thinking it is 1994, but it is actually the year 2009.

That's what happened to Buf Kloppenborg, a Navy veteran from Nebraska. Luckily, a service dog has helped Kloppenborg tremendously in getting through his amnesia and severe PTSD, but now he's in need of a new dog and is look for the help of the community.
"I pull over to get some sleep and the next thing I know, I wake up and it's 2009, and I'm driving a Jeep that's not mine," Kloppenborg recalls, describing the night that when his world changed.
In 2009, the Navy Corpsman woke unable to recall the last 14 years of his life, including the last 4 out of 7 military deployments.
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