For Military Veterans and Military Family Members: One-Year Paid Internships with Warrior Canine Connection. Thanks to generous support from the Schultz Family Foundation, Warrior Canine Connection is pleased to announce an exciting employment opportunity. WCC will offer a one-year paid Internship for Veterans and Military Family Members. The goal of the Internship is for all […]
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Managing Director Reporting to the Founder and Executive Director of WCC, the Managing Director will be responsible for all internal operations and will have the following responsibilities: Program Operational Leadership: Provide effective and inspiring leadership by being actively involved in all programs and services, developing a broad and thorough knowledge of all programs. Coordinate the […]
December 27, 2016 – Rick Yount, WCC Executive Director, was the guest during the one-hour interview about post-traumatic stress, the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy, and the Warrior Canine Connection program. Listen to the interview here.
March 29, 2016 – Brookeville, Md. (AFNS) — Staff Sgt. Ryan Garrison embraces his service dog Luke at their home in Glen Burnie, Md. Read the article.
October 8, 2016 – Rockville, Maryland – Ryan Garrison’s service dog wouldn’t stop bugging him. At a dinner outing with his wife, Julie, at Fleming’s Steakhouse in Baltimore, Garrison was growing nervous, clenching his hands. Being in public spaces had been a problem for the veteran since his return from Iraq, where he fractured two […]
May 18, 2016 – National Harbor (All Hands Update, U.S. Navy) — Warrior Canine Connection demonstrates how service dogs help each person they come in contact with. View the video.
WCC is on a mission to make a real difference for our nation’s wounded Warriors so that they may live the fullest life possible. In the following interview, USAF Veteran Ryan shares the journey that led him to his canine partner, Luke. Ryan’s experience with WCC gives a true sense of how service dogs impact […]
Washington, D.C. (Washington Free Beacon) — A D.C. reporter is working with a national service dog charity in order to train a puppy in honor of a Marine who was wounded while serving in Iraq. Andrea McCarren, an award-winning multimedia reporter at Washington’s CBS affiliate, is raising an English Labrador Retriever named for Marine Corporal Justin Bunce. […]
October 29, 2015 – Germantown, MD (Montgomery County Council) — The Warrior Canine Connection has a mission of helping and healing our veterans who have returned from war. In this segment, we recap the organization’s recent graduation of 14 service dogs. Watch the graduation video here.
October 27, 2015 – New York (Today.com) — When Justin Lansford returned from Afghanistan in the spring of 2012, the last thing on his mind was getting a dog. He’d just been blown up and crushed by a vehicle while serving as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. Read the story on NBC Today here. […]