Blog posts with the tag "Veteran"

Staff Perspective: My Therapist Has a Wet Nose – The State of Research on Animal-Assisted Therapy for Military Clients

If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of those tree-hugging vegans who wants to bring their dog to work every day.  Me too.  Full disclosure: I wrote this blog mostly so I could watch cat videos on company time.  But perhaps you have more noble aspirations, such as understanding the current state of research on animal-assisted therapy for military clients.  A quick Internet search suggests you’re not alone. 

Staff Perspective - Lady Valor: The Kristen Beck Story (2014)

If you are local to the D.C. area, you may have recently read an article in the Washington Post about Kristen Beck. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this name, Kristen Beck is the first transgender Navy Seal to share her story via film. Previously known as Christopher, completing 13 deployments and earning commendations, including a Bronze Star, as well as a Purple Heart, Christopher was a force to be reckoned with. This powerful documentary describes her life as Christopher and how she came to be known as Kristen.