A graduation ceremony for dogs marks a step in healing for wounded veterans

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 disks in his spine escaping a grenade blast in 2007. Read the complete Washington Post story here.