Drew Mikkelsen reports
Charlie Johnson of Naugatuck is the first match in ROAR’s (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue) Pets for Vets Program. Charlie is a veteran who served in the military during Vietnam and has been battling PTSD ever since. Through the Pets for Vets program he was matched with Aliana, a Australian Shepard, and they have formed an exceptional bond.
America’s veterans face extraordinary challenges everyday in adjusting to civilian life. But a local veterans group out of Rockport is showing them that there’s always hope. https://kristv.com/news/local-news/2019/04/08/rockport-warriors-united-a-veterans-support-group-helps-others/
Studies show fewer and fewer veterans are starting their own businesses. Despite potential challenges, one Round Rock vet was able to turn a struggling business into one of the best pizza places in town.