March 14, 2015 – Brookeville, Md. — Meet Ron.
He has helped hundreds of servicemembers suffering from PTSD. He works at Walter Reed National Medical Center in a Navy camo harness. His title? Animal co-therapist.
Ron is a 3-year-old yellow Labrador retriever — a facility dog who works at Walter Reed and the National Intrepid Center of Excellence in Bethesda, Md. The Department of Defense Institute is dedicated to studying and healing servicemembers with traumatic brain injury and psychological issues.