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Vietnam veteran gets his own service dog

Posted: 8:25 AM, Mar 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-11 09:25:26-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — For two years, an Omaha group has had a mission of pairing service dogs with our nation's heroes.

Now, one man suffering from PTSD got the help he's needed for years. Don Ruch is a four star bronze combat Vietnam Veteran. Javelan gave him his new service dog, Jake.

Javelan has paired 36 Veterans with Service Dogs since 2017. Don says a companion like Jake can make life a whole lot easier.