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Pets For Vets Helps Local Connecticut Veteran

Pets For Vets Helps Local Connecticut Veteran

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.

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Rockport Warriors United, a veterans support group, helps others

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/

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Local group helps veterans start businesses

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.

STORY: https://www.kvue.com/article/news/round-rock-veteran-successfully-grows-business-while-reports-show-decline-in-veteran-entrepreneurs/269-778de1e4-482f-4873-8b56-9e70c0701ce8