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-- that is so excited for this segment bill on this veterans day -- very special four -- Hero to tell you about then is a Dutch shepherd he served in Iraq sniffing out bombs in providing security.
After about eleven years of active duty in the US army he's still serving our country and joining us is they know and his handler Debra.
Condo thank you so much for joining us thanking some are hiding -- hiding now behind.
They're very -- -- and I saluting our veterans on this day -- an eleven year veteran of Iraq.
-- well actually he served in Iraq for fourteen months with a 35 and he detachment.
And then served in the united states army for almost almost eleven years he retired at the ripe old age of eleven years and ten months and tell us -- he does -- he hasn't retired completely self serving he's like a typical warrior they never want to quit and so.
What then it does now is he helps me.
Train service dogs for soldiers at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas who have posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.
Many times it's been proven that a service dog is a wonderful palliative measure to help with that and so therefore.
We needed a demo -- so within the first month after -- came home I know.
He looked just learned the public access skill set -- The skills needed to for dog to successfully navigate in public with its handler and so are these dogs are making a huge difference I've seen soldiers on the verge of suicide within two weeks turn away from that he had seen marriages that work.
Almost ready to be shattered due to the ravages of PT ST.
Reconciled so we're thrilled and and also we get our dogs from a local shelter.
And I evaluate them for the attitude -- -- to -- service dogs in the hands.
Thus we are saving two lives not just one -- anti -- -- Joining us on this that veterans day and thank you think there have been no you don't -- it can you give -- -- -- one more time I'm.
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