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This timeline walks you through WUSA9's coverage of the PAWS Act throughout the summer months.
Vietnam War veteran John Dixon has been waiting for a service dog for two years. He describes his ongoing battle with debilitating invisible injuries.
If you're struggling with PTSD, you can find help through several ways.
Simply telling you how veterans live with post traumatic stress wasn’t enough. We needed to show you.
Are you trying to spur change in the government or address a community concern?
WUSA9 is launching an unprecedented initiative to help veterans with invisible injuries. We want to do our part to try to stop the tragically high suicide rate of veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression.
Congress is considering a bill that would match veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress with highly trained service dogs. It's called the PAWS Act of 2017. But, while following the bill's journey, we discovered many people don't know the long process of how a bill becomes law.