Puppies Helping Veterans Deal with Visible and Invisible Wounds of War – NBC News

Tucked on the campus of Walter Reed Medical Center is a facility focused on helping soldiers recover from injuries suffered during war, training incidents and the like.

Inside those walls, a dedicated group of men, women and puppies are helping soldiers deal with the visible and invisible wounds of war.

The images don’t seem to have any place together. But for some of America’s toughest veteran’s, these puppies are providing a life-line to pull them through the echoes and injuries of battle.

“The impact is evident. And the impact is immediate,” says Capt. Robert Koffman.

And the impact of the specially-bred service dogs has been life-altering for heroes fighting through the horrors of war…

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