News

Comprehensive overview of This Able Veteran:

Service dogs helping veterans suffering with PTSD – KSDK, July 3, 2015

WSIU INFOCUS-This Able Veteran – WSIU, May 22, 2014

A veteran’s best friend Service dog partnerships help veterans heal – Illinois Country Living Magazine 2014


Individual veteran/service dog stories:

Rescue dog continues to serve The Southern, April 13, 2014

‘This Able Veteran’ Service Dog Visits Eureka – The Patch, April 17, 2013


Graduations

A Veteran’s Best Friend – The Southern

Flights will help injured veterans, service dogs – SIU News, August 01, 2012


Audio broadcasts

“This Able Veteran” group using dogs to help veterans with PTSD -Fox 2 Now, August 8, 2014

This Able Veteran – WSIU, October 16, 2013

Service Dogs: Providing Assistance to Returning Veterans – American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation

This Able Veteran Graduation – WSIU, April 8, 2013


 Community support

22 “Know More” Conference

Veterans talk PTSD at conference at JALC – The Southern Illinoisan, November 8, 2015

Southern Illinois Veterans attend PTSD awareness event – KFVS 12, November 7, 2015

Speakers, panel discussion offered at PTSD conference – The Daily Republican, October 27, 2015

 

Speaking out about “fake” service dogs – WSIL 3, August 30, 2017

Video of our first annual color run

Running for a cause, not from a problem – The Southern, May 3, 2015

Two veterans with PTSD will get a new lease on life thanks to the Gateway Warrior Foundation – The Southern, January 9, 2015

Poker run raises money for This Able Veteran – The Southern, September 1, 2014

TAV receives donation – The Southern, August 31, 2014

Local sorority attends national convention – The Brazil Times, August 7, 2014

Service dogs get a treat from the community – KFVS 12, June 14, 2013

Dogs make great healers, friends – The Southern, November 08, 2012


Awards

Doan receives Rotary award for work with This Able Veteran – The Southern, July 12, 2013


General

Family harmony with the Bankesters “Found” – Shelter Island Reporter, January 15, 2015

Comrades in Arms – P 8-9, Community Health September 2013

Visit gives vets’ use of therapy dogs a boost – The Southern, September 26, 2012

VA won’t cover costs of service dogs assigned for PTSD treatment – US News, September 6, 2012