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Incarcerated veterans train dogs for other vets

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The number of programs nationwide using inmates to train service dogs is growing, but the program at Western Correctional Institute might be the first to use incarcerated veterans to train dogs for other veterans. Continue reading

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Ohio prison opens unit to help veteran inmates

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The Belmont Correctional Institute officially opened its new military unit Dec. 10. Continue reading

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Virginia prison groups veterans together for support

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The Virginia Department of Corrections opened two dormitories this summer exclusively for veterans — one at Indian Creek and another in Haynesville — where inmates have served in conflicts from Vietnam to Iraq. The inmates receive therapy that addresses some problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anger issues or substance abuse problems that may have led to them winding up in prison. Continue reading

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