‘Chaplain with the Dog’ breaks down barriers at Fort Bliss, Afghanistan – El Paso Times
The use of dogs in the military is likely as old as the art of war. The use of Dogs in ministry is a lot newer. One of the challenges in dealing with people who have or may have PTSD and related conditions is establishing an effective rapport. This article outlines how an Army chaplain uses a psychiatric service dog to break down the barriers to recovery for the soldiers she ministers to.